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Mitigate COVID-19 litigation through communication, documentation, speakers say

Even before the global pandemic increased scrutiny of congregate living, senior living was seeing an increase in liability claims and premiums in recent years. Fortunately, there are mitigation strategies providers can use to reduce losses, according to insurance and legal experts speaking at the virtual Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference.

More news for Friday, Sept. 25

North Dakota acts to address increases in COVID-19 cases in LTC facilities … Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says assisted living staff, residents will be prioritized for first round of COVID-19 vaccinations … Vote on prioritizing distribution of future COVID-19 vaccine delayed by CDC advisory group … Ohio will allow indoor visitation at assisted living communities … PointClickCare to provide de-identified clinical data to COVID-19 research database

CMS announces $165 million in funding to move people from nursing homes to assisted living and other settings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will make up to $165 million in supplemental funding available to states operating Money Follows the Person demonstration programs to help state Medicaid programs boost efforts to move older adults and people with disabilities from nursing homes and other institutional settings to home- and community-based settings, the agency announced Wednesday. Such home- and community-based settings could include assisted living communities.

Editors' Columns

Fall conference season: A new, virtual reality

Our professional and personal lives have been upended in ways we would not have imagined a year ago. Some conferences have been canceled, and others have been rescheduled and moved online. But fall conference season has begun.

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Argentum workforce program up to 785 participants

The Argentum apprenticeship program developed and expanded through a $6 million grant from the Department of Labor now has enrolled 785 participants and is on track to reach 1,200 by spring, the organization announced Tuesday, the first day of its online Senior Living Executive Conference.
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People in the news, Sept. 22

Appointments, promotions, departures and awards at Balfour Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Capital Senior Living, Greystone Healthcare, JAMDA, Retirement Unlimited Inc., SageLife, Walker & Dunlop, Waltonwood Cary Parkway, Watercrest Senior Living Group and more.

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Art with a twist

Residents of American House Senior Living Communities recently took part in the Getty Museum’s Social Media Challenge to liven up their quarantine situation. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!