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Kansas is latest state to adopt COVID liability protections for senior living operators

Kansas is the latest state to adopt COVID-19 immunity protections for assisted living operators. House Bill 2126, signed into law last week by Gov. Laura Kelly, provides immunity from civil liability for COVID-19 claims for adult care homes, including assisted living communities, that were in “substantial compliance with public health directives” during a public health emergency.

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More news for Tuesday, April 13

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says challenge to COVID-19 executive orders too vague, could affect assisted living visitation if upheld … Vaccine hesitancy leads to spike in staff COVID-19 cases in Florida assisted living communities … More federal oversight of assisted living needed, comedian John Oliver says in ‘Last Week Tonight’ segment … Sun City, AZ, The Villages in Florida, New York among top cities where retirees move: AdvisorSmith study … Brookdale Senior Living completes COVID vaccination clinics; acceptance rate exceeds 92% among residents

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People in the news, April 13

Appointments, promotions and other news at Atlas Senior Living, Bowman Place at Olde Bedford, Buckner Retirement Services, Cadence Living, Christian Living Communities–Cappella Living Solutions, Duncaster Retirement Community, Epoch Senior Living, Inovonics and Juniper Communities.

White House topline funding requests include $180 million for new affordable senior housing

A $9 billion increase in federal funding to increase the supply and improve energy efficiency in affordable senior housing as well as to end homelessness are part of a White House discretionary funding request for fiscal year 2022 made Friday. HUD noted that the request also includes $180 million to support 2,000 units of new housing for the elderly and people with disabilities.

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