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Home care’s future looks bright — and daunting — as workforce challenges loom large

With the number of Medicare beneficiaries expected to increase from 54 million to more than 80 million by 2030, according to the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee, and with the public expressing a preference to receive care in their homes rather than in institutional settings, opportunities for home- and community-based care have never been better.

Flipping mindset to focus on the future will help CCRCs thrive post-pandemic: speakers

One of the biggest outcomes of the pandemic on the life plan / continuing care retirement community sector has been giant leaps made in recognizing the importance of connectivity within the lives of older adults and taking steps to ensure that it continues in spite of not being able to see each other in person, said speakers Wednesday at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience.

Scott Gottlieb

‘We’re entering a very difficult period,’ former FDA commissioner says of pandemic

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., had some sobering words Tuesday for a senior living industry that has been battling the coronavirus pandemic for more than eight months now. “It’s bad now, but I think it’s going to look much worse,” he told those attending his keynote address at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience.

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Risk management starts with assessment at all levels of the organization: speakers

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a prolonged period of disruption, change and risk for many senior living organizations. Amidst this, operators must take the time to ensure agile board oversight, dynamic strategy execution and proactive risk management are all undertaken and well aligned to help the organization thrive, speakers said Thursday during a session at the 2020 LeadingAge Annual Meeting Virtual Experience.

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