Featured News

In Final Days of Session, Providers Still Seek to Prevent Maltreatment, Protect Seniors

The 2018 Legislative Session is coming to an end, and legislation to protect vulnerable adults from maltreatment is still on the table. 

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2018 Salary Survey Underway

Are you looking for ways to judge the competitiveness of your compensation program in this dynamic job market? Here’s one way: Complete our annual salary survey. 

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Care Centers: New Reports on Hospitalization Rates and Community Discharge

Detailed trend reports for care centers on two new quality measures – hospitalization rates and rate of discharge back to the community – are now available from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS). 

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State News

Apply Now: Live Well at Home Grants

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has published the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the next round of Live Well at Home Grants. These grants help communities meet the challenges of our fast-growing aging population and pressures on Minnesota's long-term care support system. 

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Home Care Matters Provider Webinar

Home Care Matters, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Home Care and Assisted Living Program provider webinar, will take place on May 23 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Providers will the opportunity to: 

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Free Employment Law Resource

The fourteenth edition of An Employer’s Guide to Employment Law Issues in Minnesota is now available.   

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Federal News

CMS Proposes to Revise Mandatory Remedies Policy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to revise its policies regarding mandatory immediate imposition of federal remedies, and there are positive changes for care centers. 

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Care Centers: Using the Revised Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-Coverage

In the May 9 Advantage, it was announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has discontinued use of the five Skilled Nursing Facility denial form letters and the notice of exclusion from Medicare Benefits (NEMB-SNF), Form CMS-20014, and condensed all this information into a new one-page form. 

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More Information on Payment Changes in Proposed PPS Rule

In this week’s update on the proposed Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System (PPS) rule, we provide more information on payment changes. 

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Notable News

1 in 7 of U.S. Population is an Older American

The 2017 Profile of Older Americans validates what we already know: the population age 65 and older is growing at an alarming rate, living longer and requiring more caregiving as they age. 

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Urban Appeal: Development Trends & Considerations in Senior Living

When people think of the rental population in big cities, they often picture young professionals looking to advance in their careers before making a move to the suburbs later in life. While there are still plenty of urban renters that fit that profile, new stats reveal an interesting trend. Between the years from 2009 to 2015, the largest increase in the renting population was for the age group of 55 and older, which increased by 28 percent. 

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AgingServicesJobs.Org Upgrade

Coming soon: New AgingServicesJobs.Org platform! The temporary job board we launched in August 2017 is about to sunset as we integrate the newest job board technology. 

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Member News

AgingServicesJobs.Org to Upgrade June 1

A new AgingServicesJobs.Org platform is launching June 1! 

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LeadingAge Minnesota Members Share Outcomes at Performance Excellence Panel Presentation

Three LeadingAge Minnesota members represented the Performance Excellence in Aging Services program and shared how they are driving continuous quality improvement in their organizations during a panel presentation at the 2018 PENWorks Conference on May 3.  

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Ready to Hit the Links? Foundation Golf Tournament is Aug. 8

The sixth annual LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation Golf Tournament takes place on Aug. 8 at Keller Golf Course in Maplewood. A sell-out is expected, so don’t delay. Register Today

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