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Lori Alford and Lynne Katzmann

Pandemic forces mindset shift in senior living, speakers say

As the nature and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic remains unclear, the senior living industry finds itself shifting from a sprint to a marathon without a known finish line. Lynne Katzmann of Juniper Communities and Lori Alford of Avanti Senior Living shared their experiences during a webinar held by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

Coming together, right now

COVID-19 is challenging senior living operators in new and numerous ways. Companies are finding ways to help their peer organizations and let their workers know how much they are valued during these unprecedented times, however.

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Frontline workers must be priority for COVID-19 resources, groups say; Juniper to test all residents, staff

The safety and well-being of frontline workers in senior living and skilled nursing must be prioritized in order to ensure that older adults receive the care they need and that the spread of COVID-19 is minimized, leaders of professional organizations serving the industry said in a unified message released Thursday. Meanwhile, also on Thursday, Bloomfield, NJ-based Juniper Communities said it had begun testing all residents and employees for COVID-19 at the communities it owns.

ASHA to induct 4 into Senior Living Hall of Fame for 2020

Juniper Communities founder and CEO Lynne Katzmann, Ph.D.; the late founders of Koelsch Communities, Emmett and Alice Koelsch; and ProMatura Group founder Margaret Wylde, Ph.D., will be inducted into the American Seniors Housing Association Senior Living Hall of Fame later this month at the association’s 2020 annual meeting.

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