Category Archives: Senior Living

Why Senior Living Communities are Going Green

Not only do senior living communities want to go green for the environment and the economic savings, the residents want to go green as well. Going green is becoming the new norm and will become the standard in the future.   Seniors who live in green communities enjoy the environmentally-friendly buildings as they offer airy spaces, […]

The AHCA: What Employers Can Expect

On March 6, 2017, the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Energy and Commerce Committee, each released budget reconciliation bills. These pieces of legislation are part of the House Republican’s American Health Care Act (AHCA), the legislation designed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  On March 9, the recommendations cleared […]

Tips to Prepare for a Cyber Security Disaster

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) advised earlier this year that long-term care providers should incorporate cyber security into their emergency preparedness plans. Providers can benefit by adopting an “all-hazards approach” to alleviating cyber attacks. According to CMS, the all-hazards approach will allow providers to “focus on a full spectrum of emergencies or […]

How to Identify Tax Season Phishing Scams

It comes as no surprise that there is fraud during tax season. This year, the IRS is warning businesses of a recurring e-mail phishing scheme directly targeting businesses. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said this is one of the most dangerous email phishing scams they’ve seen in a long time and it can result in the […]

CNA Webinar: Aging Services 2016 Claim Report

Recently we reported that CNA released their 2016 Aging Services Claim Report, which is a collection of data from 2011-2015, that analyzes senior living professional liability closed claims. Authors of the publication, Ellen Wodika and Patricia Harmon, will lead a webinar discussing closed claims related to professional liability, commercial, cyber liability and automobile exposures arising […]

Copyright Laws: Is Your Business Compliant?

Do you play music or movies in common areas of your senior living community? Chances are you have and you may be violating federal copyright laws. If you have received a letter from a company claiming you are violating federal copyright law, think twice before immediately pitching these letters as they may not be junk […]

The Most Common Causes of Healthcare Breaches

According to Experian, healthcare organizations will be the most targeted sector with new, sophisticated attacks emerging. The top causes of security breaches of healthcare data can all be prevented with the right measures. According to Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the three most common security problems are the loss or theft of laptops, improper or criminal accessing […]

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