Lori Alford and Lynne Katzmann

Pandemic forces mindset shift in senior living, speakers say

As the nature and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic remains unclear, the senior living industry finds itself shifting from a sprint to a marathon without a known finish line. Lynne Katzmann of Juniper Communities and Lori Alford of Avanti Senior Living shared their experiences during a webinar held by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

Bowers wins 4 journalism awards

McKnight’s Senior Living Editor Lois A. Bowers won four awards for writing on Friday night at the Press Club of Cleveland’s 42nd annual All Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards. The ceremony was conducted via Zoom due to the pandemic.
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Independent living model means lower occupancy losses, better financial performance during pandemic, New Senior says

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant effect on the senior living industry, New Senior Investment Group’s independent living business model has meant lower occupancy losses, resulting in better-than-anticipated financial performance, executives said Friday on a second-quarter earnings call.
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Long-term care groups, 490 others, call for enactment of COVID-related legal protections ‘as soon as possible’

Proposed legislation that would protect healthcare providers from COVID-19-related lawsuits “is critically needed and should be enacted as soon as possible,” 495 organizations, including several associations representing senior living and other long-term care providers, wrote in a letter to all members of Congress.
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