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Female senior living executives deliver insights from the C-suite

PHOENIX—The pandemic challenged the senior living industry to a degree not experienced before. But it also will lead to a better understanding of what senior living is, and a greater appreciation for how the industry stood up and delivered when America needed it most, according to a panel of female executives offering their insights at a Tuesday afternoon session during the 2021 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference & Expo.

COVID vaccine in hands of caregiver

Calls for COVD-19 vaccination mandates for long-term care workers draw mixed reactions

Fifty-seven healthcare organizations, including LeadingAge, which represents more than 5,000 nonprofit aging services providers, issued a joint statement Monday calling for long-term care and other healthcare employers to require COVID-19 vaccinations, even as some healthcare workers across the country begin to respond to such mandates with protests and lawsuits.

Business briefs for Monday, Feb. 1

Older workers accounted for more than a fourth of job losses last year: report … Pandemic could be launching pad for industry-wide change, one skilled care expert says … Colliers provides $20.4M in HUD financing for three senior housing properties … Senior living developer Engel Burman planning another active adult development for Huntington, NY … Construction underway on Tacoma, WA, senior living development by Merrill Gardens and Rush Development … Ohio Living breaks ground in 11-story luxury senior residence in downtown Columbus

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