Executive SENIOR LIVING
PUBLISHED BY ALFA TO ADVANCE EXCELLENCE IN SENIOR LIVING January/February 2012
Public policy experts debate the
major issues facing senior living in
the coming year and what to expect
from Congress. Page; 14
5;Top of Mind
ALFA President & CEO Richard
P. Grimes on the importance of
language to the future of the senior
18 Making Strides
in the States
The state regulatory environment
has changed enormously for senior
living providers in the past decade.
We review how, why, and what’s
coming in 2012.
24 Interview: Erik Johnson
An expert on the developing
accountable care organization
(ACO) model breaks down what
providers need to know.
26 From the Ground Up
Key hires are considered as sales
and marketing efforts for a new
community begin to ramp up.
ALFA 2011 Heroes on the Hill
participants pose for a photo at
the Capitol in Washington, DC.