They say major crises are when major leaders tower over others. If ever there were a time to prove that in the long-term care and senior living industries, it is during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, operators have Mark Parkinson pressing their case.
Skilled nursing facilities and assisted living centers treating COVID-19 patients have experienced a 1,064% increase in costs for required personal protective equipment since the deadly virus started its rampage in the U.S, according to an article Thursday in McKnight’s Long-Term Care News.
A “historic” group of aging services professionals concluded two days of meetings with university professionals Thursday in Chicago, and the resulting buzz left participants eager for the next steps.
For the second year in a row, top lobbyists are making assisted living a point of emphasis before dozens of members of Congress and their staff members as part of annual American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living Congressional Briefing efforts.
Senior living operators and association officials discussed major trends facing operators Monday at the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living convention, and it didn’t take long for clear themes to emerge.
The District of Columbia and Missouri represent the ends of the spectrum for average annual charges for private-pay assisted living in a new report released by the AARP.
California is poised to become the first state to mandate that public companies have at least one woman on their boards of directors.