Consumer inquiries, tours and move-ins to senior living communities still remain at lower levels than last year, but the industry generally is seeing encouraging signs as some COVID-19-related restrictions are relaxed, according to a new report.
Senior living and care industry representatives are speaking out against racial inequity in response to rising protests across the country following the death of George Floyd and data on COVID-19 cases in long-term care disproportionately affecting minority residents.
Although most states have infection control policies and procedures for residential care and assisted living communities, they vary in detail and requirements and could cause confusion during epidemics / pandemics, according to a new study in JAMDA – The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
Technology, quality and staffing will be highlighted at the 4th annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo June 18. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to three continuing education credits.
When it comes to COVID-19, Brookdale President and CEO Lucinda “Cindy” Baier said, shareholders and potential investors typically want to hear about four areas: protocols and progress on COVID-19 testing of residents and associates, the sales cycle and the curve on move-ins and move-outs, costs related to COVID-19, and government relief.
When Paradise Valley Estates became a deployment site for a self-driving vehicle in 2019, the plan was to allow residents of the Fairfield, CA, continuing care retirement community to reserve or schedule rides to on-campus locations.
The former administrator of a Texas assisted living community has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $2 million in restitution to the federal government after pleading guilty to skimming equity from the community instead of making loan payments to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The long-term outlook remains positive for the senior living industry, which is adapting to change brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.
Older adult use of hospice services at the end of life is higher in community-based residential settings, such as assisted living and retirement communities, than in nursing homes and traditional homes, according to a newly published study.
The boards of Front Porch and Covia voted Monday to affiliate, a decision that will create one of the largest not-for-profit senior living and affordable housing providers in the country.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance to assisted living communities on Friday, providing recommendations on infection reporting, visitor restrictions and group activities.The guidance came on the same day eight U.S. senators wrote to the CDC and CMS chiefs calling for CDC guidance on reopening long-term care facilities to visitors.
The American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living has released guidance on innovative methods that senior living and care communities can use to keep residents and family members connected while maintaining a mindset on infection prevention and control.
A new report highlights the role the federal government plays in building and preserving affordable rental homes in a time when millions of Americans — including seniors — are facing housing instability during the coronavirus pandemic.
Congress should fund the cost of COVID-19 testing for all staff members, including repeat testing, in assisted living communities, life plan communities and affordable seniors housing communities and other congregate settings where it is required, such as nursing homes, LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan said in a letter to Republican and Democrat leaders in the Senate and House.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday signed into law a bill establishing a regional approach to combating COVID-19 in senior living and care communities, along with nearly $300 million in funding to assist providers during the pandemic.
Robyn Stone, DrPH, brings four decades’ worth of experience to LeadingAge as a top expert and researcher in aging and long-term care policy.
Brookdale Senior Living will pay $80,000, update its anti-retaliation policies and train employees on compliance with federal anti-discrimination laws to settle a retaliation discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The impact of COVID-19 on the senior living industry could be $40 billion to $50 billion over the next year, Argentum President and CEO James Balda said Wednesday in a Yahoo Finance interview.
Virtually all senior living providers have been affected in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the results of a Ziegler CFO Hotline survey released Thursday.
CVS Pharmacy is partnering with Silicon Valley robotics company Nuro to test prescription delivery via self-driving vehicles in the Houston area in June.