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Industry continues to look to immigration reform to help address workforce shortages

President Biden’s immigration reform policies, as well as immigration reform legislation being considered by Congress, offer potential solutions for ongoing workforce shortages affecting senior living, which were exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, according to LeadingAge.

More news for Friday, June 18

Massachusetts man convicted in attempted arson of Jewish-sponsored assisted living community … Bill extending pandemic health services benefits assisted living communities … Florida no longer tracking COVID cases in assisted living, nursing homes … Eldercare worker wins $40,000 in Maryland’s $2M VaxCash promotion … Providers can use PRF dollars for eligible COVID expenses dating back to January: industry analysis … Ohio increases visits at assisted living communities, nursing homes

More news for Thursday, June 17

Marketing firms fined $192 million for perpetrating elder fraud schemes … Massachusetts life plan community offers dementia communication training to first responders … Most of Georgia senior living staff resigns; operator charged with cruelty

McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo kicks off at 10:30 a.m. ET; Registration still open

The virtual doors will open at 10:30 a.m. ET today for the fifth annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo. Attendees at the free online event will have the opportunity to earn up to three continuing education credits while learning about workforce issues, technology and falls prevention.
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