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Business briefs for Thursday, Oct. 22

COVID-19 has forever changed how senior living and care will do business: speakers … Older workers face higher unemployment than their mid-career peers amid pandemic … New affordable housing subsidy will help preserve Ohio seniors housing community … Walker & Dunlop launches new black equity certification program … CBRE arranges $80M refinancing for California seniors housing community … JCH closes $13.9M sale of California assisted living community

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Pandemic turnover study aims to give providers better options for recruitment and retention

Turnover rates among nursing home workers have increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. Although these workers are particularly vulnerable to the health risks of COVID-19 due to their daily exposure to residents and patients and because many live in areas with high COVID-19 infection rates, little is known to date as to the specific reasons why so many of these workers have quit their jobs amidst the pandemic.

Argentum workforce program up to 785 participants

The Argentum apprenticeship program developed and expanded through a $6 million grant from the Department of Labor now has enrolled 785 participants and is on track to reach 1,200 by spring, the organization announced Tuesday, the first day of its online Senior Living Executive Conference.

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