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4 lessons for senior living from 2020

Five senior living industry leaders recently took the time to share with me — for you — their insights into the biggest challenges that faced owners and operators in 2020 and the challenges they will face in 2021. I’ve gleaned four lessons for the senior living industry for this year.

Big senior living stories of 2020

A year ago, nobody in the U.S. senior living industry would have predicted that a pandemic would upend everyone’s personal and professional lives in 2020. But COVID-19 undoubtedly was the story of the year, permeating almost all other news in some way from March onward. But other big stories drew attention as well.

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Vaccine authorization is ‘ray of hope’ but only first step in beating COVID-19, long-term care provider groups say

The first vaccinations against COVID-19 in the United States could begin today, but it might be a week or more until many assisted living community and nursing home residents and staff members have the opportunity to be vaccinated. And even then, industry provider groups say, the vaccine is only the first step in beating COVID.

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