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Coronavirus / COVID-19

Balancing safety, quality of life in the COVID-19 era

Pavlo Kononenko doesn’t think his company’s approach to battling the effects of COVID-19 is unique, but what he described in a recent blog certainly is different from media reports that portray senior living residents as lonely and isolated from fellow residents, and family members as pleading to see them after months of separation.

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Fund all costs for COVID-19 testing of senior living staff, LeadingAge CEO asks leaders in Congress

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.

COVID-19 will be focus of June 4 McKnight’s Online Forum

As operators continue to be challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, McKnight’s Senior Living and sister brand McKnight’s Long-Term Care News are offering a third McKnight’s Online Forum on the topic. McKnight’s Online Forum: COVID-19 Update III will be June 4, and attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to two CE credits — one for…

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