Dr. Sheryl Zimmerman, Executive Director of CEAL@UNC, will serve as the assisted living expert for the newly-funded National Dementia Workforce Study; CEAL@UNC advisors, affiliates, and friends are invited to inform the study. The National Dementia Workforce Study, funded by the National Institute on Aging, is led by the University of Michigan and the University of […]
CEAL@UNC submitted a comment to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in regard to proposed rule CMS-3442-P: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Minimum Staffing Standards for Long-Term Care Facilities and Medicaid Institutional Payment Transparency Reporting. CEAL@UNC’s concerns about the proposed rule relate to (1) the workforce ramifications for home and community-based services, and (2) […]
CEAL@UNC is dedicated to promoting national partnerships and dissemination opportunities that advance the well-being of those who live and work in assisted living through research, practice, and policy. In calendar year 2023, CEAL@UNC presented to the following groups and organizations: Organization Date of Presentation Argentum Public Policy Institute March 2023 Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Provider […]
Join us at the 2023 GSA Annual Meeting in Tampa for the Assisted Living Special Interest Group meeting! Meet us Friday, November 10th, 2023 from 6:30-7:45 PM in Room 113 of the Tampa Convention Center. Learn more about interest group meetings here.
Moving Needles is a cooperative agreement between AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and the CDC, to make routine adult immunization a standard of care for post-acute and long-term care residents and staff including those in assisted living. CEAL@UNC is providing expertise to Moving Needles by consulting on issues ranging from the participation of […]
CEAL@UNC submitted a letter in support of the Expanding Veterans’ Options for Long-Term Care Act, currently in the US House Committee process. This bipartisan bill was reintroduced in April by Rep. Elissa Slotkin (R-MI) and is co-led by Rep. Bryan Steil (R-WI), Rep. David Trone (D-MD), and Rep Annie Kuster (D-NH). This Act is broadly […]