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LeadingAge Annual Meeting Returns in Person Oct. 24-27 in Atlanta

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

August 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Delta Variant Drives Concerns About Outbreaks at Long-Term Care Facilities

NBC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Lisa Sanders and Katie Smith Sloan)

August 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Home Advocates Shift Stance on Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations for Staff

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

August 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senators Introduce Highly Anticipated Legislation Expanding Medicare Home Health

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New Bill Seeks to Give Medicare Patients More Choice With Home Care

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

[Updated] SNF-Diversion Bill ‘Choose Home’ Introduced, Projected to Save Up to $247M Annually

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge)

July 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Momentum Grows Across The Country For Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

NPR (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Workforce Crisis is Here,’ Exec Tells Lawmakers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Ami Schnauber)

July 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers ‘Spinning Again’ — COVID Cases Projected to Peak Nationwide in October

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

July 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Calls for Covid Jab Mandates in Health Jobs Add to Staffing Woes

Bloomberg Law (featuring LeadingAge’s Lisa Sanders)

July 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Health Care Associations Call for Vaccine Mandate as Threat of the Delta Variant Grows

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

NY Health Care Union Warns Against any Potential COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Spectrum News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

BREAKING: LeadingAge Joins Call for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for all Healthcare Workers

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Believe COVID Vaccine Mandates will Ultimately Decrease Chances of Workers Leaving

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge, 56 Other Groups Call for Mandatory COVID Vaccination for Workers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Two Major Home Care Associations Aren’t Heeding the Call for Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Educating or ‘Taking a Stand’? Associations Differ on Approach to Long-Term Care Worker COVID Vaccination

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Cory Kallheim and Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Calls for COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates for Long-Term Care Workers Draw Mixed Reactions

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Aging Services Leaders Increasingly Join Call For COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

The Risk is Significant’: Delta Variant Threatens Senior Living Industry’s Covid-19 Recovery

Senior Housing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

VA Requires COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers

The Associated Press (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Vaccine Reporting Called Taxing for Short-Staffed Nursing Homes

Bloomberg Law (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor and Lisa Sanders)

July 27, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

1.5 Million Reasons Not to ‘Rob’ Senior Living to Pay For Roads, Bridges and Sewer Pipes

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Aging Services Providers Slam Possible PRF Plan

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Hands Off $20 Billion in Provider Relief Fund, Senior Living Industry Tells Policymakers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

July 23, 2021

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LeadingAge: Survey Finds Majority of Americans Support More Services for Seniors

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

July 22, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Long-Term Care Leaders Call For Investments in ‘Infrastructure For Aging’

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 22, 2021

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LeadingAge Calls on Congress to Pass Senior Infrastructure Measures

HomeCare Magazine (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 22, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Even with PHE Extension, Providers Worry About Early Demise of Nurse Aide Waiver

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

July 21, 2021

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Headed for the Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal? Consider These Tips First.

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

July 20, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Meet Robyn Stone, Hall of Honor Inductee

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

July 20, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

'Care Is Essential': As Home Care Worker Shortage Worsens, Calls For Change Grow

Spectrum News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Leaders Hopeful $3.5 Trillion Budget Bill Will Remember Providers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch and Marsha Greenfield)

LeadingAge in the News

Housing Costs a Burden Long-Term Care Workers, Residents: Experts

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 15, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Feds Called On to Adopt Less Restrictive Provider Fire and Life Safety Codes

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 15, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Reporting COVID Vaccination Data to CMS Would Be ‘Burdensome,’ ‘Redundant’ for Assisted Living, Leaders Say

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Cory Kallheim)

July 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

‘Priceless’: Affordable Senior Housing Gets a Major Boost in House Draft Spending Bill

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch)

July 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Meet Nancy Hooks, Hall of Honor Inductee

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Nancy Hooks)

July 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Lawmaker Pressures CMS on Status of National Quality Measures for HCBS

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

July 13, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

3 Ways Tech Use During Pandemic Will Change Long-Term Care Forever

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Majd Alwan)

July 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Updated PRF Guidelines, Portal Available for Providers

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge)

July 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Makes Case for OSHA to Delay New COVID-19-Related Standards

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Meet Jodi Eyigor, Rising Star Honoree

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

July 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

6 Ways to Combat the Workforce Crisis in Home-Based Care

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan and Robyn Stone)

July 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Better Training, Career Paths Key to Rebuilding Nursing Home Workforce

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

July 6, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

6 Strategies Will Help Build the Long-Term Care Workforce: Report

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Implementing Strategies that Promote True Value of Direct Care Workers Will Improve LTSS Workforce Challenges: Report

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Natasha Bryant, Katie Smith Sloan, and Robyn Stone)

July 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge: SNFs Need Medicaid Rate Bump, Payer Structure Overhaul

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Natasha Bryant, Katie Smith Sloan, and Robyn Stone)

July 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New Legislation Seeks to Help Seniors Pay for Long-Term Care

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

July 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Nursing Facility Organizations Wanted 75% of Staff Vaccinated by June 30. They’re Still far From Their Goal.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (featuring LeadingAge’s Lisa Sanders and Katie Smith Sloan)

July 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

49 Percent of Assisted Living Providers Operating at a Loss: Survey

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Desperate for Home Care, Seniors Often Wait Months With Workers in Short Supply

Kaiser Health News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan and Robyn Stone)

June 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

With Influx of Cash and Market Competition, Skilled Nursing Leadership Should Invest in Talent for the Long Haul

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

June 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Hospices Gear Up for Overhauled CMS Survey Process

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

June 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New Legislation Takes Steps to Close HCBS Gap for Older Adults: Senior Living Experts

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Better Care Better Jobs Act May Be Antidote to Infrastructure Compromise That Leaves Out Home Care

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Congress Mulls Bill to Bulk Up Direct Care Hospice, Home Health Workforce

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

June 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Covid-19 Exposed the Devastating Consequences of Staff Shortages in Nursing Homes. But the Problem isn't New

CNN (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

June 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

45% of Nursing Home Staff Still Unvaccinated Against COVID-19

AARP (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

June 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Fewer than Half of Nursing Home Staff are Vaccinated in More than a Dozen States

Washington Examiner (featuring LeadingAge)

June 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

‘Better Care Better Jobs Act’ Seeks Permanent FMAP Bump, Higher Wages for HCBS Workers

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Despite Progress, Nursing Homes Expected to Fall Short of 75% Staff Vaccination Goal

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 23, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Watchdog: Nursing Home Deaths up 32% in 2020 Amid Pandemic

The Associated Press (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 23, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providing Value an Important Tool in Workforce Recruitment Efforts: Speaker

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz, Andrea Price-Carter, and Katie Smith Sloan)

June 22, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Labor expert: Creativity, More Than Money, Could Attract Workers to Home Care

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 22, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Protected them to Death: Elder-Care COVID Rules Under Fire

The Associated Press (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Karen Lipson)

June 21, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Industry Continues to Look to Immigration Reform to Help Address Workforce Shortages

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

June 21, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Industry Group Dissects Latest Update to Provider Relief Fund Rules; Can Use Money to Cover Eligible Expenses from January 2020

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

June 18, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Pressure Mounting on CMS to Exclude COVID Vaccination Data in Quality Reporting

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

June 18, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Expanding Service Coordinators in Affordable Senior Housing Key to Supporting Pandemic Recovery for Older Adults: Report

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch)

June 17, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge CEO Redoubles Call for Support for Older Americans

HomeCare Magazine (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Issues Reprieve for 2,500 Nursing Homes Yet to Report COVID Vaccination Rates

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

June 15, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Work to Rebuild Ranks of Staff and Residents

The Daily Gazette (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

June 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Aging Service Organizations, Labor Groups Blast Infrastructure Compromise that Leaves Out Care Economy

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Care Is Infrastructure’: Sen. Warren Calls for HCBS Support Following New Bipartisan Proposal

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Issues New Reporting Requirements, Deadlines for Provider Relief Fund Recipients

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

June 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Issues New PRF Reporting Requirements, While Rumors Swirl of Future Disbursement to SNFs

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

June 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Face Barrage of Penalties if Vaccination Reporting Doesn’t Pick up Fast

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

June 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Want CMS to Delay Proposal for New HAI, Hospitalization Measure

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

June 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

To Better Protect Homebound Seniors, CMS Boosts Medicare Rates for At-Home COVID-19 Vaccinations

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

June 10, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Major Provider Group to CMS: Don’t Include Staff COVID Vax Reporting in QRP

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

June 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Commentary: Ease Restrictions for Vaccinated Nursing Home Residents

Albany Times Union (opinion piece co-written by LeadingAge NY’s Karen Lipson)

June 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

As New Leader Takes CMS Helm, Look for Action on SNF Waivers and Infection Control Policies

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Janine Finck-Boyle)

June 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers: Home Care Services Face Crisis If NYS Lawmakers Don't Act

WAER (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Meg Everett)

June 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Cross Training Across LTC Industry Key Solution for Addressing Worker Shortage: Experts

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

June 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Where Nursing Home Staff Vaccinations Lag, COVID-19 Outbreaks May Follow, Experts Warn

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Pandemic Presents Learning Experience in Supporting Direct Care Workforce: Panel

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

June 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Can a Piece of Software Look After Your Elderly Parent?

The Guardian (featuring LeadingAge’s Majd Alwan)

June 3, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Home Care Associations Call on the NYS Legislature to Pass Bill that Averts a Crisis in Home Care

Home Care Association of New York State (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

June 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Home-Based Care Providers Fear They’re Being Squeezed Out of Medicaid

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge NY)

June 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Proposal to Strip Dollars from Affordable Housing, HCBS ‘Unconscionable,’ Aging Services Leaders Say

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch and Katie Smith Sloan)

June 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge Blasts Republicans for Trying to Derail Plan With $2B for Seniors Housing

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

June 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Real Secret to Success’ for Long-Term Care Leaders is Building Strong, Smart Team: Panel

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

June 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Republican Infrastructure Proposal Spikes $400B for HCBS

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

More Nursing Homes Are Requiring Staff COVID-19 Vaccinations

AARP (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

May 28, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Welcome ‘Strong Choice’ Brooks-LaSure as CMS Administrator Following Confirmation

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

May 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Adult Day Centers Revamp Operating Models After COVID Shutdowns, Census Struggles

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Brendan Flinn)

May 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

What Makes a Top Long-Term Care Leader? Panel of Distinguished Honorees Share What it Takes

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

May 24, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Plea for Eased COVID-19 Testing Requirements

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

May 21, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Pandemic Has Made Shortage of Health Care Workers Even Worse, Say Experts

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

May 21, 2021