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HHS extends Medicaid provider CARES Act funding application deadline — again; House passes HUD spending bill with $4.6 billion bump

The Department of Health and Human Services is extending until Aug. 28 the deadline for eligible state Medicaid providers, including assisted living operators, to apply for monies from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Provider Relief Fund. The announcement came on the same day that the House passed a fiscal year 2021 spending bill for the Department of Housing and Urban Development that represents a $4.6 billion increase over HUD’s FY20 enacted funding level.

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Final Tech Awards entry deadline is today

The annual contest, a joint program of McKnight’s Senior Living and sister McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, recognizes providers that convey how technology — simple or advanced — has improved care and operations in their organizations. There is no cost to enter.

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People in the news, July 28

Appointments and promotions at Anthem Memory Care, Bank Leumi USA, Cadence Living, Erdman, FaverGray, Heartis Yardley Senior Living, Inspir Carnegie Hill, Ryan Companies, Stonebridge at Montgomery, United Church Homes, Welltower, Westminster at Lake Ridge and Westminster Communities of Florida.
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People in the news, July 21

Appointments and promotions at Atlas Senior Living, the Capstone at Station Camp, Health Dimensions Group, Legacy Ridge at Neese Road, Palm Cove Living, Retirement Unlimited, Silvercreek Senior Assisted Living, Sycamore Springs and the Watermark at Brooklyn Heights.
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People in the news, July 14

Appointments and promotions at The Baptist Home, Cadence Living, Legend Senior Living, MEDNAX, Orchards Health Center, Retirement Unlimited Inc., Ventas, Waltonwood and Watercrest Senior Living Group.
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People in the news, July 7

Appointments and promotions at Arlington Retirement Housing Corp., Buckner Parkway Place, Life Care, Keystone Bluffs, Los Angeles Jewish Home, Plante Moran Living Forward, The Baptist Home, Village On The Isle.

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Connected Living app adds coronavirus information

Connected Living is updating its free public app to provide real-time updates about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to senior living staff members, residents and families. It will include information from Argentum, LeadingAge and other sources.

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Art with a twist

Residents of American House Senior Living Communities recently took part in the Getty Museum’s Social Media Challenge to liven up their quarantine situation. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

75 heroes, 75 days

After 75 days of sheltering-in-place with residents at a Georgia life plan community to reduce COVID-19 exposure on its campus, 75 staff members returned home to their own families.

Wedding at the Plaza

The coronavirus pandemic was no match for Patricia Bullock and Tom Coleman, who recently sealed their love and commitment with a wedding at the independent living community where they met. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

Celebrating student caregivers

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down senior living communities around the country, it also shut down graduation plans for many of their student workers. Read more, and learn how to submit your photos!