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Vaccinated and Still Isolated: The Ethics of Overprotecting Nursing Home Residents

Hastings Bioethics Forum (essay co-written by LeadingAge NY’s Karen Lipson)

April 21, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Community Health Workers Help Affordable Senior Housing Residents Age Successfully: Case Study

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

April 19, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

J&J Vaccine Pause May be Short, But Deep Concerns About Staff Hesitancy Mounting

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

April 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Bipartisan Legislation Aims to Permanently Protect Medicaid Payments for Assisted Living Services

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

April 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Draft Bill Contains $2.5 Billion for Affordable Senior Housing; HUD Announces Millions in COVID Relief for Providers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

April 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Congress Delays 2% Medicare Cuts at Least Through 2021

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

April 15, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

HUD Moves to Reinstate Fair Housing Rules to Reduce Discrimination

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

April 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Initial Funds to Home Care Providers to be Disbursed From Recently Passed $1.9T Stimulus Package

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

April 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Vaccine Pause Spurs Concerns About Access, Staff Hesitancy in Senior Living

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

April 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Vaccinations Lag for Home Health Workers

Stateline (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

April 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Danger Ahead?: SNFs Face Potentially Steep Cuts as CMS Considers Changes to PDPM, VBP Program

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

April 12, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

White House Topline Funding Requests Include $180 Million for New Affordable Senior Housing

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

April 12, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Biden Seeks $400 Billion to Buttress Long-Term Care. A Look at What’s at Stake

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

April 12, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

[UPDATED] CMS Proposes 2.3% Pay Raise for Hospices, Updates Conditions of Participation

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

April 12, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Medicaid Spending Cap Extended a Year, Despite Stakeholders' Push Against it

Crain’s New York Business (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

April 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Words are not Enough’: Employers, Leaders Push to Increase CNA Wages

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

April 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

For True Nursing Home Reforms, Operators and Experts Agree: ‘Invest in CNAs

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

April 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Home Resident's Husband: 'Hard to Say How She's Acting Because I Haven't Seen Her

Utica Observer-Dispatch (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

April 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

HUD More than Doubles Allocation for Affordable Housing to Almost $700M Through Housing Trust Fund

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

April 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

$100 Million Boost from HHS will Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Access for Independent Living Residents, Others

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

April 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New York Nears Budget Agreement That Includes Nursing Home Reforms

Capital Tonight (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

April 6, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

America’s Home Care Infrastructure Is Crumbling. Here’s How to Fix It

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

April 6, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Look to Pack Infrastructure Bills with Medicaid Financing, Workforce Supports

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

April 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge Offers Congress Blueprint to National Aging Services Infrastructure

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

April 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge Unveils Blueprint to Restructure Senior Care Economy

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

April 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

75 Percent of Not-for-Profit Aging Service Providers Need More Relief Funds: LeadingAge Survey

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

April 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Calls for Putting Big Money Toward Care for the Aging

MarketWatch (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

April 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Skilled Nursing Providers Aren’t Winners in $2T Infrastructure Plan, but Bigger Prize May be on Horizon

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

April 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

A Monumental Advance’: Newly Unveiled American Jobs Plan Would Invest $400B into Home-Based Care

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge)

April 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Applying the Lessons of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Improve Nursing Homes

Morning Consult (opinion piece co-written by LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

March 31, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Include Seniors in any Proposed Infrastructure Bills, LeadingAge CEO Says

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

March 30, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Adult Day Health Care Services Get Green Light to Reopen in NYS

WTEN (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Adult Day Health Care Centers Can Reopen in NYS Under New Guidelines

WIVB (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

NY Allows Adult Day Health Care to Reopen After Year-Long Closure

WBFO (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Restrictions for New York's Most Vulnerable Start to Ease

Spectrum News (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Families Push State to Reopen Adult Day Health Care Pprogram

WHAM (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 29, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

DOH Gives Adult Day Health Care Programs Green Light to Resume

WNYT (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New York Operators Request $75 million in ‘Essential Funding'

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

March 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Medicare Repayment Begins in April for Most LTC Operators Who Received Pandemic Loans

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

March 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Coalition of New York Adult Care/Assisted Living Providers Seek State Relief From Extraordinary Year of COVID-19 Related Costs

Epoch 5 Public Relations (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

March 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senators Reach Deal on Delaying Medicare Sequestration Cuts, Report Says

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

March 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

After Senate Leaders Reportedly Reach Deal to Avert Medicare Cuts, Providers Urge Lawmakers to Cross Finish Line

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

March 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Lawmakers to Press Biden to Increase Funding for HCBS as Part of Larger System Reform

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

March 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Advocates for the Eelderly Call on Biden Administration to do More to Vaccinate Seniors Against Covid-19

CNN (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

March 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Lawmakers: Require Nursing Homes to Disclose Vaccine Data

The Associated Press (featuring LeadingAge’s Lisa Sanders)

March 25, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Adult Day Health Care Centers Remain Closed Despite Pleas from Caregivers

WIVB (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 24, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

You work your butt off’: Inside the scramble to bring Covid-19 vaccines to homebound Americans

STAT (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

March 23, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Adult Day Health Care Services Still Closed: Local Family Feels the Impact

WTEN (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 22, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Cuomo Administration Probed Over Nursing-Home Covid-19 Liability Immunity

The Wall Street Journal (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

March 19, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

These People are Out Here and They Need Help’: NY’s Adult Day Health Care Programs Remain Closed

WBFO (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 19, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Struggling With Nuances of Federal Visitation Policy

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Jodi Eyigor)

March 19, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New HHS Secretary Becerra Considered ‘Friend of Long-Term Care Causes

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

March 19, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Rocked by Pandemic, Long-Term Care Facilities Face Financial Crisis

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

March 19, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Closing of Adult Day Care Centers Causing Cascading Hardships for Families

Spectrum News (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 18, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

As HHS Commits $255 Million More for COVID Testing in Long-Term Care, Vaccines and Funding are More Urgent Needs, Some Say

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

March 18, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senate One-house Budget Resolution: Leading New York Through COVID-19 & Beyond

New York State Senate (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

March 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Seek RN Staffing Requirements, Increased Medicaid Funding with ‘Bold’ $15B Nursing Home Reform Proposal

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

March 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

AHCA, LeadingAge Propose $15B in Nursing Home Reforms to Address Workforce Shortages, Underfunding

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

March 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Home Industry Targets RN Staffing, PPE Stockpiles in Reform Pitch — But Ownership Untouched for Now

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

March 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

14 Lessons for the Next Pandemic

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

March 16, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Want Weekly Ongoing Pledge of 50,000 COVID Vaccines for LTC

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

March 15, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Aging Services Leaders Urge Biden Administration to Prioritize Homebound Seniors for Vaccines

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

March 12, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Updates Nursing Home Guidance to Allow for Indoor Visits

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

March 12, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Opens Visitation to Nursing Homes After Year of Isolation

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

March 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

The Right Thing to do’: Providers Praise CMS Decision to Restart Nursing Home Visits

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

March 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Seeks Additional Relief in Wake of Passage of American Rescue Plan Act

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

March 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Citing Vaccine Rollout, CMS Relaxes Nursing Home Visitation Rules

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

March 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Relaxes Guidance on Nursing Home Visitation, Could Influence Assisted Living Policies

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

March 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Feds Say Nursing Homes Should Ease Restrictions on Indoor Visits

AARP (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

March 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Stimulus Passes with Support for Rural Hospices, but No Additional PRF

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

March 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Continued Adult Day Care Closures Keeping COVID Vaccines from At-Risk People

WNYT (featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

March 10, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Home Care Providers Praise 10% Increase in FMAP in Stimulus Package

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

March 10, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

BREAKING: CDC Eases Restrictions for fully Vaccinated Individuals in Non-Healthcare Settings

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

March 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Long-Term Care Providers Want Updated Visitation Guidance After CDC Eases Rules for Others Fully Vaccinated

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

March 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Industry Awaits Long-Term Care-Specific Guidance as CDC Relaxes Restrictions for fully Vaccinated People

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

March 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Still Work to do’: Nonrural Providers, Affordable Senior Housing Operators Need Help, LeadingAge Says

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

March 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New CDC Guidance Offers Hope for More Relaxed Visitation Policies in Senior Living

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

March 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Fully Vaccinated People Can Visit With Nearby Grandchildren, Dine Indoors With One Another, CDC Says

The Washington Post (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

March 9, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge, Others Launch Study into Homecare Best Practices

HomeCare Magazine (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

March 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

America Now Knows that Nursing Homes are Broken. Does Anyone Care Enough to Fix Them?

NBC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Robyn Stone)

March 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

NHSN Reporting, Infection Control Among Top Survey Citations This Year

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Janine Finck-Boyle)

March 5, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living COVID Vaccine Ambassador: ‘We Have the Tools to Help Solve this Issue; We Should Use Them

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

March 5, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Millions of Homebound Patients, and Their Caregivers, Still Waiting for COVID Vaccines

Verywell (featuring LeadingAge)

March 5, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Why ‘Cuomo’s Death Order’ Didn’t Really Cause NY’s Nursing Home Carnage. A Reality Check

The Post-Standard (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

March 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Pandemic Will Forge an Improved Senior Living Product, Leaders Say

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

March 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Noticeably Absent from COVID-19 Bill: Support for Seniors and Caregivers, Association Leaders Say

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

March 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Record-Breaking $1.09B Disbursed for Affordable Housing as Provider Group Lobbies for $1.2B in COVID Relief

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

March 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Reopening of Long-Term Care Facilities Is ‘an Absolute Necessity for Our Well-Being

Kaiser Health News (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

March 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Shut Out of Next Coronavirus Relief Package, So Far

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Linda Couch)

March 3, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Hospice, Senior Care Organizations Alert Biden to Policy Priorities

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge)

March 3, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Sloan: Better Wages a Critical Component of Any Fix for Nursing Homes After COVID-19

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

March 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Rethinking How We Approach Long-Term Care In The U.S.

WBUR (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

March 2, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Home Facilities Still Have Questions after DOH Visitation Guidance Takes Effect

WRGB (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

March 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New York Nursing Homes Reopen To Visitors, As Questions Continue About Cuomo Administration

WCBS (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

March 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New York Assembly Releases Package of Nursing Home Reform Bills

New York Post (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

March 1, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Lawmakers Question State Health Commissioner on Handling of Nursing Homes

News 12 Long Island (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

February 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Andrew Cuomo’s Covid-19 Nursing Home Fiasco Shows the Ethical Perils of Pandemic Policymaking

STAT (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

February 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Unconscionable’: Senior Living Eliminated from COVID Relief Package

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

February 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

AHCA, LeadingAge Set Goal of 75% Staff Vaccination by July

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

February 26, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Time to Allow Visits: Vaccine Success Supports Reopening in Long-Term Care, Advocates Say

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

February 26, 2021