CCRC Referral Incentive Programs OK in Certain Scenarios

What’s the correct way to compensate employees and residents for their role in the sales process?  Last month, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for HHS posted Advisory Opinion 10-05 (AO) that stated that Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) residents and certain employees that successfully referred a candidate to the independent living area of the […]

Report Shows Elderly Homelessness To Double Over Next 30 Years

A recent report released by the National Alliance to End Homelessness projects an increase in the number of elderly people experiencing homelessness in the decades to come. The Alliance predicts that the elderly homelessness population will increase by 33 percent by 2020 and more than double by 2050.  The report reviews current federal housing and […]

HHS Awards Funding for Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs for Older Americans

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that the Communities Putting Prevention to Work  Chronic Disease Self-management Program, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, will be distributing $27 million in grants to almost 40 states.  The funds will allow states to provide self-management programs to older adults with […]