House Passes ALFA-Supported National Silver Alert Bill

Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation this week supported by the Assisted Living Federation of America to help law enforcement quickly locate missing seniors. The National Silver Alert Act (H.R. 632), authored by Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) creates a voluntary national system to search for missing seniors patterned on the Amber Alert […]

Arveda Assisted Living Residences in Texas Completed

Arveda Alzheimer’s Family Care, LLC, an Austin-based company that specializes in operating assisted-living residences, announces that its Buda and Austin residences are near completion and are now accepting reservations.  The Buda and Austin residences will offer the most attentive and state-of-the-art care available in the Austin area. They will follow the “social model” of care, […]

MetLife Mature Market Institute Releases New Publications on Long-Term Care

The MetLife Mature Market Institute(R) released a number of new long-term care and care giving publications in advance of Long-Term Care Awareness month in November. Helpful Hints, produced in conjunction with the National Alliance for Caregiving, are two-page informational bulletins that contain tips and advice for older Americans and for those caring for aging friends […]

Ecumen Expands in Minnesota with Alzheimer’s Care Center

Aging services provider Ecumen, one of the country’s largest non-profit senior housing companies, has broken ground on a new senior living development in Apple Valley for people living with the challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. The $3.7 million memory care expansion at The Centennial House of Apple Valley, located at 14625 Pennock Avenue, is […]