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Necessary PR moves for AL Deaths

Necessary PR moves for AL Deaths

A 93-year-old woman died from hypothermia last week in Wisconsin. Her body was found outside of Four Winds Manor, the assisted living home where she lived. The Wisconsin Dept of Health Services which licenses assisted living and nursing homes  is investigating. The administrator of the home declined comment. The Four Winds should treat the death of … Continue reading

Tax Breaks for Assisted Living Communities Under Scrutiny

Tax Breaks for Assisted Living Communities Under Scrutiny

Newsday is reporting that the new owners of three Long Island, NY assisted living communities have dropped their request to extend the tax abatement agreement they had already secured upon closing last month.  The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) had extended the agency’s PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) program to developer Engel Burman before … Continue reading

Assisted Living Mandates Differ Between States

Assisted Living Mandates Differ Between States

Assisted Living varies in definition and scope between states. Skilled nursing homes have long complained about the strict laws and  regulations with which they’re governed by and have pointed to assisted living centers as being unfairly free of the same burdens. Less compliance and regulation certainly keeps costs down but the two types of housing … Continue reading