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Most affordable seniors housing providers can’t afford pandemic supplies: survey

The majority (69%) of affordable seniors housing providers say they are at least financially strained — if not severely financially strained — as a result of having to pay for personal protective equipment, cleaning supplies, thermometers, and other screening tools amid the ongoing pandemic. That’s according to a survey of 278 nonprofit seniors housing providers conducted by LeadingAge earlier this month.

Nicole Fallon at 2020 SMASH conference

Creativity, adaptability will usher senior living industry through post-COVID era, expert says

It will take both a close-up look at COVID-19 effects and policies as well as a bigger-picture examination of payment and care delivery policies to get a clear view into what the future of senior living and care may look like in a post-COVID-19 world, according to Nicole Fallon, vice president of healthy policy and integrated services for LeadingAge.

Dealmaker’s Handbook 2020

Download Dealmaker’s Handbook 2020 Digital version of Dealmaker’s Handbook 2020 Inside: Down but not out: The hard-hit sector is looking beyond COVID-19 A new frontier: COVID-19 has thoroughly altered the way providers view their mission and methods Here’s what I’m telling my members. Comments from NIC, AHCA/NCAL, LeadingAge, Argentum, NADONA, NASL, ASHA, and AAPACN Telling…

Admiral Brett Giroir hedshot

Less sensitive rapid antigen tests beat lab tests, provide ‘lifesaving measure’ for assisted living: feds

A rapid-results antigen test trumps the more accurate lab-based test in mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in assisted living communities and other long-term care settings, Admiral Brett Giroir, assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Monday in a coronavirus policy update for LeadingAge members. Giroir is the federal lead for COVID-19 diagnostic testing efforts.

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