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Home Care Workers Should be Vaccination Priority, Sloan Tells Biden’s COVID Team

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

January 15, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

NYS Adult Day Health Care Providers and Families Urge State Officials to Let Them Reopen

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

January 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Statement From ADHCC in Reaction to State of the State

Adult Day Health Care Council

January 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Points, Set-Asides Still Most Common Way States Incentivize Development of Affordable Housing for Seniors: Report

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

January 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Home Care Aides Can Adopt Neurosurgeon’s Mental Fitness Tips for Patients

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

January 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Decades Old LTC Policies Hold $800B in Benefit Value: Report

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

January 14, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Home Reform Likely Coming Under Biden, Experts Warn

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

January 13, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Communities Can Navigate the Pandemic Through a ‘Nuanced’ Approach, Experts Say

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Juliana Bilowich)

January 13, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

NY Nursing Homes Residents Are More Eager To Get Vaccine Than Workers

Gothamist (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

January 11, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

NY Ramps up COVID-19 Testing of Nursing Home Staff Amid Outbreaks

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

January 8, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

CEO Urges Congress to Support Senior Care Services

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

January 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

‘Challenging Public Policy Environment’ Awaits Senior Living in 2021

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

January 7, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

No Severe Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine so far in Long-Term Care: Early Reports

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

January 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Recovering from Emotional, Economic Effects of Pandemic Will Dominate Senior Living in 2021

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

January 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

Only ‘Very Small Percent’ of LTC Providers Will Require Staff to Get COVID Vaccine: LeadingAge Poll

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

January 4, 2021

LeadingAge in the News

New York Threatens Nursing Homes With Big Fines for Late Reports: Industry Group

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

December 31, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Arriving At Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care Facilities

NPR (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

December 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Hit Early Roadblocks in Massive Vaccine Campaign

The Hill (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

December 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

First Vaccines Given at Albany County's Nursing Home

Albany Times Union (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

December 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

$3 Billion Addition to Provider Relief Fund ‘falls Woefully Short,’ Provider Groups Say

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

December 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Get Relief from Medicare Cuts, but no Liability Protections in Year-End Legislative Packages

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

December 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Welcome Pending COVID-19 Relief Package, But Emphasize It’s Only a First Step

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

December 22, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Liability Protection, Local Government Aid Out as Congress Strikes $900B Deal on Long-Sought Stimulus Bill

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

December 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

AHCA and Other Groups Pushing for Extension of 2% Medicare Sequester Cut; Congress Reaches Deal on Third Relief Bill

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

December 21, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Home Care Hoping to Receive Portion of Latest Federal Relief Payout

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

December 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Coming Soon: 30 Million More COVID Tests

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

December 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Vaccination Mandates Generally Okay: EEOC Guidance

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

December 18, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

HHS Gives Nursing Homes ‘A Fighting Chance,’ Releases $1.1B More in Federal Relief Funding

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

December 17, 2020

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Feds to Allocate Another $4.5 Billion in Relief Payments

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

December 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Operators Cite ‘Urgent’ Need for COVID Funding Relief

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

December 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Industry Leaders Demand Action on COVID Relief Proposals Worth $2B for Providers

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

December 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

How to Launch a Strong VR Program in Senior Care

HealthTech Magazine (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

December 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout ‘is the Week We’ve Been Waiting For

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

December 15, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Promises, Questions Abound as Azar Floats Christmas Vaccination Target for Nursing Home Residents

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

December 15, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

First Doses of Federally Approved COVID-19 Vaccine En Route to Nursing Homes

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

December 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Vaccine Authorization is ‘Ray of Hope’ But Only First Step in Beating COVID-19, Long-Term Care Provider Groups Say

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

December 14, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Officials: COVID-19 Vaccines May be Given in NY Nursing Homes as Soon as Dec. 21

Newsday (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

December 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Reopen New York’s Adult Day Health Care Programs

City & State (opinion piece featuring the Adult Day Health Care Council’s Anne Hill)

December 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

No Funding, Closures and Limited Capacity: Adult Day Providers in Dire Need of Help

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

December 11, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Central New York Nursing Home Residents Expect to Get Coronavirus Vaccine in 2 Weeks

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

December 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Bipartisan Pandemic Legislation Includes $2 Billion for Testing, Tracing in Assisted Living, Other Settings

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

December 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Contact Tracing May Come of Age Thanks to Pandemic

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

December 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Most States Choose Long-Term Care to Receive First COVID Vaccinations, Feds Say

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

December 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Welcome Biden’s Pick to Head HHS, Push President-Elect to Establish LTC Workforce Commission

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

December 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Long-Term Care Advocates Lay Out 3 Goals for Biden Team to Make 2021 ‘New Beginning’ for Older Adults

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

December 9, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

For the First Time, the U.S. Will Reward Nursing Homes for Controlling the Spread of Infectious Disease

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

December 9, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

House Approves Bill to Update CMS Hospice Oversight

Hospice News (featuring LeadingAge’s Mollie Gurian)

December 9, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers on $523M in COVID-19 Incentive Payments: ‘A Testament to the Perseverance and Commitment of Nursing Homes

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

December 8, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Biden Nominates Defender of Long-Term Care Causes and a Virus Expert to Health Team

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

December 8, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Right Person at the Right Time’: Winthrop Marshall, Chair of LeadingAge During Rebranding Initiative, Dies

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

December 8, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

New Smartphone Tool to Track Side Effects of the Coronavirus Vaccine may be Vulnerable to Manipulation

The Washington Post (featuring LeadingAge’s Janine Finck-Boyle)

December 8, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Demand for Covid Vaccines Expected to Get Heated — and Fast

NBC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

December 7, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge New York Graduates IGNITE Leadership Academy 2019-20 Class

LeadingAge NY

December 4, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Try to Seal the Deal: Press Congress and Governors for Top Vaccine Priority Following Key Vote

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

December 4, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living Provider Groups Press States to Prioritize Residents, Workers for COVID Vaccination

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

December 4, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Will you Authorize a COVID-19 Vaccine for a Relative in a Nursing Home? Ask These Questions First

MarketWatch (featuring LeadingAge’s Janine Finck-Boyle)

December 4, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Legislation Aimed at Expanding Advance Care Planning Introduced in Senate

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

December 3, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

An Important Step in the Right Direction’: CDC Panel Votes LTC Residents, Workers to the Head of the Line for COVID-19 Vaccine

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

December 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Long-Term Care Residents, Staff Recommended Priorities for COVID-19 Vaccination

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

December 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CDC Panel Votes to Include Assisted Living Workers, Residents in First Phase of Covid-19 Vaccination

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

December 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Emergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Needed Now

The Hill (opinion piece by LeadingAge’s Linda Couch)

December 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Plea for Vaccine Priority to Avoid More Devastation as Long-Term Care COVID Deaths top 100K

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

December 1, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Senior Living, Skilled Nursing Leaders Call for Vaccine Prioritization of Older Adults, Caregivers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

December 1, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Last-Minute Rules on Assisted Living Residences Upset Many Thanksgiving Plans

Albany Times Union (featuring LeadingAge NY’s Jim Clyne)

November 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Covid-19 Deaths Top 100,000 in U.S. Long-Term Care Facilities

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

November 30, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Covid-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homes Hit Record High

NBC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

November 25, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge Issues ‘Call to Action’ to Public to Prevent More COVID-19 Deaths

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

November 24, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes ‘Really at the Brink’: Providers Beg Families to Not Visit for Thanksgiving

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

November 24, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Pandemic Causes ‘Economic Disruption’ for Low-Income, Older-Adult Households: Study

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

November 23, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Giving Direct Care Workers a Raise is a Win-Win — Here's Proof

The Hill (opinion piece by LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan and Robyn Stone)

November 23, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CMS Issues Formal Alert on How Nursing Homes Should Manage Thanksgiving Visits

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

November 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

LeadingAge Publishes ‘Pandemic Playbook

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

November 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Vast Majority of Providers Struggling to Fill Work Shifts or Hire New Employees: Industry Survey Shows

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

November 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Many Nonprofit Operators Can’t Handle New COVID-19 Cases Without More Financial Support: Survey

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

November 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Direct Care Workers Experience Pandemic Challenges, but Rate Employer Preparation, Communication High: Study

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Natasha Bryant and Verena Cimarolli)

November 19, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

81% of Providers Encouraging Residents to Stay Put for Thanksgiving: Survey

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

November 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

The Coming Wave of Nursing Home Closings

Next Avenue (featuring LeadingAge’s Lisa Sanders)

November 17, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

As COVID-19 Surges, NY Health Care Leaders Concerned About Repeat of PPE Shortages

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

November 16, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Pandemic is Forcing Providers to be ‘Catalysts of Change’ for Long-Term Care Sector, Association Head Explains

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

November 13, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

CEO Shares Wish List for Change and ‘Most Radical Thought of All

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

November 13, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Become ‘Roaring Mouse’ to Battle Negative Narratives Created by COVID-19 Pandemic: Speakers

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge’s Susan Donley and Lisa Sanders)

November 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Critical That LTC Sector Stays United While ‘Under Attack’ During Pandemic, Leader Says

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge Board Chair Carol Silver Elliott)

November 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Pandemic Invades Nursing Homes Again

Politico (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

November 12, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

37 Percent of Members With Rapid COVID Tests From Government Not Using Them: LeadingAge survey

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

November 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

More COVID-19 Relief Needed Before January, Provider Groups Say

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

November 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Providers Plead for Urgent Action on COVID-19 From Congress, Biden

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

November 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Our Work Begins with Getting COVID Under Control’: What a Biden Administration Means for Home-Based Care

Home Health Care News (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

November 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

37% of Nonprofit Senior Living and Care Providers Not Using Abbott Rapid Tests

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

November 10, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Larry Minnix

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

November 9, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Federal Judge Vacates ‘Public Charge’ Rule Denounced by LTC Advocates

McKnight’s (featuring LeadingAge)

November 4, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes, After Seeing Improvements, Now Face a Fresh COVID-19 Threat

ABC News (featuring LeadingAge’s Katie Smith Sloan)

November 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Late RAPs Could Trigger Immediate 20% Payment Reduction in 2021

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

November 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Boost Cybersecurity Measures to Protect Senior Care Residents and Staff

HealthTech Magazine (featuring LeadingAge’s Majd Alwan and Katie Smith Sloan)

November 2, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Nursing Homes Get a Third of a Billion Dollars for Meeting Infection Control Standards

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

October 29, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

76% of Eligible Nursing Homes to Split $333M in First Round of Performance-Based Aid

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

October 29, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Home-Based Care Remains Popular Among Senior Living Operators, But Adult Day Could Be in Trouble

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

October 29, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Home Care Workers, But Not Recipients, Likely to be Among First to Receive COVID Vaccine

McKnight’s Senior Living (featuring LeadingAge)

October 28, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

[Updated] Lawmakers Introduce New Bill Paving the Way for Home Health Telehealth Reimbursement

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

October 26, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

Why False Positives Merit Concern, Too

The New York Times (featuring LeadingAge’s Ruth Katz)

October 26, 2020

LeadingAge in the News

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

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

October 23, 2020