Coronavirus / COVID-19 - McKnight's Senior Living

Coronavirus / COVID-19

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Assisted living and nursing home residents are receiving pictures and letters from children of employees of Heart of Hospice – Acadiana in an effort to help mitigate the effects of social isolation. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!

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Coronavirus bill provisions would ‘decimate’ senior living workforce, organizations say

Provisions in a multi-billion dollar bill to provide coronavirus-related relief to workers would “significantly curtail our caregiver workforce” and must be addressed, Argentum President and CEO James Balda and American Seniors Housing Association President David Schless said Monday in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Most of its portfolio faces low risk from COVID-19, Healthpeak says

Healthpeak Properties reports that it sees varying amounts of risk from the COVID-19 outbreak across its business segments, according to a presentation posted Monday on the company’s website. Company executives categorized its medical office building, life science and hospital segments at lower financial risk and its senior housing operating properties at an increased risk. Its triple-net and continuing care retirement community are at moderate risk, the company said.

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CDC protocol, prioritization of senior living needed, Argentum tells federal government

The federal government should clarify protocols that assisted living communities and states should take when residents have symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and should take other steps to prioritize senior living as responses to the virus continue, Argentum President and CEO James Balda recommended Friday in letters to Health and Human Services Sec. Alex Azar and leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives.

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