Coronavirus / COVID-19 - McKnight's Senior Living

Coronavirus / COVID-19

Business briefs for Monday, June 29

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis shows a rebound in health spending across all categories except nursing home care … Treasury to give Congress access to all PPP loan data … Ziegler closes $53M in financing for Pennsylvania nonprofit life plan community … Highridge Costa completes Hawaii affordable seniors housing tower … High Street Residential completes Chicago-area active adult community

Assisted living operators need PPE and testing, should report COVID-19 data to federal government, House subcommittee hears

Congress should take “immediate steps” to get needed personal protective equipment to assisted living communities, nursing homes, home- and community-based settings and other places where older adults receive care, Dana Marie Kennedy, state director for AARP Arizona, told members of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee on Thursday. She was a hearing witness speaking on behalf of the national AARP organization.

Open communication and education are pandemic essentials: investment adviser report

During the ongoing pandemic, increasing communication with residents, families and staff has taken on even more importance than in the past, according to commentary released this week by investment firm Tortoise Advisors. The firm spoke with management teams across the senior living sector to distill lessons learned from managing COVID-19 and how the virus may permanently affect operations in the future.

Despite COVID-19, California senior living operator still on track to open five new communities

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the country, Oakmont Senior Living recognized that many seniors not living in a supportive environment might be struggling with access to everyday essentials like food, medication, healthcare, transportation and rehabilitation. To help address this, Oakmont worked to implement safety protocols that would allow the operator to continue to move in residents who had an immediate need for services, according to Crystal Robinson, chief marketing officer at Oakmont Management Group.

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