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[Nursing home] companies with revenue of $40 million or less paid their CEOs on average $439,768 for total compensation. Companies with revenue between $40 million and below $100 million paid their CEOs $456,499 on average for total compensation, while companies with upwards of $100 million in revenue paid their CEOs $822,507 on average per year for total compensation.

Long-Term Care Executive Salaries Jump 3.69% in 2023 Despite Operating Pressures at Nursing Homes, Skilled Nursing Homes, February 21, 2024

The number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to increase from 58 million in 2022 to 82 million by 2050 (a 47% increase), and the 65-and-older age group’s share of the total population is projected to rise from 17% to 23%.

The U.S population is older today than it has ever been. Between 1980 and 2022, the median age of the population increased from 30.0 to 38.9, but one-third (17) of states in the country had a median age above 40 in 2022.

Fact Sheet: Aging in the United States, Population Reference Bureau, January 9, 2024

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Dignity Alliance Massachusetts is dedicated to transformative change to ensure the dignity of older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers.  We are committed to advancing new ways of providing long-term services, support, living options, and care, while respecting choice and self-determination.  Through education, legislation, regulatory reform, and legal strategies, this mission will become reality throughout the Commonwealth.

As a grass-roots coalition of aging and disability service and advocacy organizations and supporters, Dignity Alliance Massachusetts works to secure fundamental changes.

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2024 Outstanding Federal Legislator Award

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was named the recipient of the Dignity Alliance Federal “Outstanding Federal Legislator Award.”   The presentation was  ...

Older Adult Lobby Day 2024

February 27 Older adults, organizations and advocates rallied for critical supports to help older adults and people with disabilities live ...

2024-02-27 Spotlight: Aging in the United States

Fact Sheet: Aging in the United States Population Reference Bureau, January 9, 2024
By Mark Mather and Paola Scommegna The current ...

Perspective of a Nursing Home Resident – Penny Shaw

Penny Shaw is a Dignity Alliance Massachusetts participant.  She has lived in a nursing home in Massachusetts for about two ...

2024-02-20 Spotlight: Owner Incentives and Performance in Healthcare: Private Equity Investment in Nursing Homes

National Bureau of Economic Research
By Atul Gupta, Sabrina T. Howell, Constantine Yannelis & Abhinav Gupta
February 2021, revised August 2023 Owner ...

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