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Real’ COVID Relief Package Must Include Assisted Living, Affordable Housing: LeadingAge

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

October 23, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Not Just a Nursing Home Issue’: COVID a Challenge in Affordable Senior Housing: LeadingAge Survey

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

October 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Most Affordable Seniors Housing Providers Can’t Afford Pandemic Supplies: Survey

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

October 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Creativity, Adaptability Will Usher Senior Living Industry Through Post-COVID Era, Expert Says

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

October 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

National Testing Strategy a Key Point in Latest COVID-19 Relief Talks

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

October 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Providers Struggle to Assist Residents with Voting in 2020 Elections

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

October 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

30 Percent of COVID Deaths in Long-Term Care have Occurred in Assisted Living: Study

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

October 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Vaccine Program Sign-Up Begins Today for Senior Living Operators

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

October 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Sign-Ups Start Today for Feds’ New Free COVID-19 Vaccine Program for Nursing Homes

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

October 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Inks Deal with CVS, Walgreens to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines to Nursing Homes [UPDATED]

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

October 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Partners With CVS and Walgreens to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine to Long-Term Care Facilities

Healthcare Finance News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

October 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

How New York’s Nursing Homes Prep for Potential Second Wave of COVID-19

MarketWatch (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

October 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge Virtual Annual Conference Around the Corner

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

October 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Relief Talks Resume as Emergency Funding for LTC Providers Begins to Dry Up

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

October 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Unified Industry Voice Faces COVID-19 Challenges to Support Older Adults

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

October 13, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Plea for Support After Trump Nixes COVID-19 Relief Talks

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

October 8, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

The Huge Emotional Toll COVID-19 Is Taking on Nursing Home Residents

Next Avenue (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

October 8, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Mandated COVID-19 Testing for Surveyors, Ombudsman ‘Under Active Consideration’: HHS Official

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

October 6, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

No BinaxNOW Despite ‘Red’ Zone Designation? Contact HHS, Federal Testing Czar Says

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

October 6, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CDC Updates COVID Airborne Transmission Guidance

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

October 6, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Fight for Nursing Home COVID Death Data Goes to Court; Precise Numbers Remain Unreleased

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

October 5, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Should be Priority for Initial SARS-COV-2 Vaccine, Committee Recommends

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

October 5, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Additional $20B in Relief Funding Available to Providers Starting Monday

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

October 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Announces $20 Billion in New COVID-19 Relief funding; Assisted Living Eligible

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

October 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Releases $20B More in CARES Act Relief, But Warns: Don’t Wait to Apply

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

October 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Confounded’ Providers Urge Mandated COVID-19 Testing for Hospital Workers, Surveyors

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz and Katie Smith Sloan)

October 1, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Scaled Down HEROES Act Relief Bill Maintains Key Provisions for Senior Living

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

October 1, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Administration’s Added Coronavirus Tests for Nursing Homes Just ‘a Drop in the Bucket,’ Industry Leader Says

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

September 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Assisted Living to Receive 15 million More COVID Tests, but More Support Needed, Provider Groups Say

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

September 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Testing Hell’: Gift of Devices to Nursing Homes Brings New Problems

The New York Times (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

September 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Backed By HHS — and Up to $237M — Nursing Home Action Network Targets Infection Control

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

September 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

$100 Billion Should be Added to Provider Relief Fund for Coronavirus-Related Needs, Industry Groups Say

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

September 29, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Feds to Send 18 Million Abbott COVID-19 Tests to Nursing Homes as Part of Expanded Testing Strategy

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge)

September 29, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Announces $165 Million in Funding to Move People from Nursing Homes to Assisted Living and Other Settings

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Brendan Flinn)

September 24, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Boosts Funds for Medicaid Home- and Community-Based Services

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge)

September 24, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

'Living Wage’ Would Benefit 75 Percent of Direct Care Workforce: LeadingAge Report

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

September 23, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

NYC’s Older Adults Find Community in Remote Art Programs

City Limits (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

September 23, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Must Detail How they Spent Provider Relief Fund Payments, Per New HHS Guidance

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Nicole Fallon)

September 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Verma: CMS Holding Off on Medicare Loan Recoupment, Keeping Tabs on Congress

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

September 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Hospice Respite Care Relief Bill Introduced in the House

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

September 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Releases Additional Details on How Nursing Homes can Receive Infection Control Incentive Payments

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

September 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

About One-Fourth of SNFs Reported False Positives from Antigen Tests, Industry Study Finds

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

September 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

540,000 COVID-19 Antigen Tests for Assisted Living Communities are ‘in the Mail'

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

September 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Poor Infection Controls Turn Deadlier at Nursing Homes During Pandemic

Reveal (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

September 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Updates Nursing Home Visitation Guidance with Eye Toward Indoor Reunions

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

September 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Latest Stimulus Plan Leaves Out Older Adults, Senior Living Representatives Say

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

September 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Seek ‘Roadmap’ to More Funding, Better National Response Via Nursing Home Commission Report

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

September 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Federal Nursing Home Commission Calls on CMS to Adopt 27 Recommendations, ‘Reduce Suffering

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

September 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Must be Priority for COVID-19 Testing, Vaccine: Industry Leaders

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

September 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

New Ideas to Make Long-Term Care Insurance Cheaper and Better

Next Avenue (featuring LeadingAge’s Marc Cohen)

September 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Howard and Lois: Couple Reunited, Until Death Did Them Part

Reuters (featuring LeadingAge’s Dee Pekruhn)

September 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Relief Fund Application Deadline Extended Until Sept. 21 for Assisted Living Operators

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

September 15, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

A Win for Long-Term Care: Providers Applaud Withdrawal of MFAR Proposal

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

September 15, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Covid-19 Test Maker Examines False-Positive Results in Nursing Homes

The Wall Street Journal (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

September 15, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

How Could Nursing Homes have Done Better?

The Christian Science Monitor (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

September 15, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Workers in Nursing Homes and Homes for Developmentally Disabled Press State for Urgent Staff Recruitment Drive

Newsday (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

September 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Is Still Devastating Nursing Homes. The Trump Administration Isn't Doing Much to Stop It

Time Magazine (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

September 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Testing Expenses Could Reach $15,000 Per Week for Large Nursing Homes: Report

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

September 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Despite ‘Welcome Steps,’ Federal Response to Pandemic has been ‘Abysmal,’ Providers Say in Call for More Aid

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

September 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Current COVID-19 Testing Requirements and Costs ‘Unsustainable,’ LTC Operator Warns

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

September 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

This Isn’t Sustainable’: Covid-19 Testing Pushes Senior Living Providers Closer to Financial Crises

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

September 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Long-Term Care Facilities Facing Financial Ruin, Closure

CNHI News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

September 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Paying Direct Care Workers a Living Wage Would Reduce Turnover, Increase Productivity by at Least $5.5B: Report

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

September 9, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

As Scientists Hustle to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine, the Push for First Dibs is Already Underway

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

September 9, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Groups Jockey for COVID-19 Vax 'High Priority' Status

MedPage Today (featuring LeadingAge’s Brendan Flinn)

September 4, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

What are the Next Steps for Senior Care Facilities in the Midst of the Pandemic?

Minnesota Public Radio News (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

September 4, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Workers, Residents Should be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccine, Senior Living Industry Representatives Say

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Brendan Flinn)

September 3, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Feds to Ship Fast COVID-19 Tests to Assisted Living Sites

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

September 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

As CMS Cracks Down on Nursing Home Testing, Questions Remain on Logistics: ‘You Cannot Fine Your Way Out of a Pandemic

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge)

August 31, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Home Residents Isolated by Coronavirus now Face Looming Challenge: Voting

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

August 31, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Wired, but Far Apart

Politico (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 27, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Now Required to Test all Staff Members for COVID-19

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

August 26, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Implements Stricter COVID-19 Testing Requirements, Fines for Nursing Homes

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

August 26, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

One Nursing Home’s Fines Can Become Another Facility’s Technology — But With Strings Attached

Skilled Nursing News (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

August 25, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Assisted Living Could be Next in Line for COVID Relief Funds

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

August 24, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Trump Is Sending Fast, Cheap COVID Tests to Nursing Homes — But There’s a Hitch

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

August 24, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Getting Old Needs a New Look

Bloomberg (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

August 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Liability Protection in, Provider Funding Out in ‘Skinny’ New Senate Relief Proposal

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

August 20, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Aging Groups See ‘Skinny’ Bill as a Lightweight Proposal

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

August 20, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Care Stakeholders: Latest COVID-19 Relief Proposal Is ‘Shameful,’ ‘Anemic'

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

August 20, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

26% of Assisted Living Providers Report Possible Financial Failure Within 6 Months

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

August 20, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

White House Plan to Distribute 7 Million N95 Respirators to Nursing Homes Welcome, but More Still Needed

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

August 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Amid Close to 46,000 Resident Deaths, Nursing Homes Face More Than $15 Million in Fines

Healthcare Finance News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

August 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Criticize CMS Chest-Thumping About $15.5M Pandemic Fines, Severe Citations

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

August 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Aging Services Providers Call out Congress for ‘Walking Out on Older Americans’ During Pandemic

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

August 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Elderly Care Providers Call on Congress to Act Now for Urgently Needed Coronavirus Aid

WOIO (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

August 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Understaffing Plagued New York Nursing Homes Long Before COVID-19

The Buffalo News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

When Will Long-Term Care Facilities Reopen to Visitors

The New York Times (featuring LeadingAge’s Dee Pekruhn)

August 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Upstate Lawmakers, Relatives Push New York DOH for More Nursing Home COVID-19 Data, Visitation

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Witnesses Testify About Deadly Coronavirus Toll at New York Nursing Homes

Times Herald-Record (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Without Zucker, Upstate Nursing Home Hearing Focuses on PPE, Testing, Visitation

WBFO (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

States Look at Social Insurance to Address Underfunded LTSS System: Report

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Marc Cohen)

August 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Officials: Staffing, PPE Shortages a Challenge for Upstate Nursing Homes During COVID-19

NY State of Politics (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Defend NY Virus Response, but Say Changes Needed

Newsday (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Tonawanda Nursing Home Worker Tells Lawmakers of Covid-19 Protective Gear Shortage

The Buffalo News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

New York Lawmakers Hold Second Hearing on State’s Handling of Nursing Home During Coronavirus Crisis

New York Daily News (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Legislative Hearing Explores Problems of Nursing Homes Amid Pandemic

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

August 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Scrambled for Equipment and Testing as Virus Surged

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

DOH Should’ve Better Prepared Nursing Home, Adult Care Facilities on COVID response, Official Says

NNY360 (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Long-Term Care Providers Testify on PPE Shortages, Rural Difficulties Amid COVID-19

WHAM (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

August 11, 2020