HHS Working to Resolve Delays in Relief Fund Distribution to Assisted Living

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is working through issues that are delaying the distribution of government relief funds to some assisted living providers, according to the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). In September, HHS announced that private-pay assisted living providers would be able to tap into Provider Relief Funds, receiving up to […]

HHS Opens More Relief Funding for Assisted Living Providers

Assisted living providers will have an opportunity to receive additional federal funds to help offset the financial impacts of Covid-19. The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) on Thursday announced the next phase of funding from the Provider Relief Fund. The funding includes $20 billion in aid for providers on the front lines of […]

Assisted Living Communities With These Characteristics Tend to Have More Covid-19 Cases

Assisted living communities tend to have more Covid-19 cases if they serve older residents, people with certain diagnoses, or a larger proportion of people from minority demographic groups. These are among the findings from researchers out of the University of Rochester, who analyzed seven states’ publicly available data on Covid-19 infections in assisted living. The […]

What Senior Living Providers Need to Know About New Eviction Moratorium in California

Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation extending protections for renters from evictions due to financial hardship stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic through January 31, 2021. It may be too early to determine what the law means for residents of senior housing communities across the Golden State, but communities and residents in private-pay senior […]

Feds Formally Announce Financial Covid-19 Support for Private-Pay Assisted Living

Private-pay assisted living providers now have the ability to apply for funding under the Provider Relief Fund Phase 2 General Distribution allocation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Tuesday. The announcement comes about two weeks after the federal agency told the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) during a call that relief […]

Why Covid-19 Could Be A Watershed Moment for Enhanced Assisted Living

In response to Covid-19, some assisted living providers around the United States are reevaluating their health care offerings and taking steps to increase their clinical capabilities. As the senior living value proposition shifts toward health care, regulations may need to change to keep up. Massachusetts is a prime case in point. There, Covid-19 created a […]

Focus on Care Continuum Helps Regional Providers Danbury, Horst Expand During Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic put some senior living expansion projects on ice earlier this year, but some companies continue to expand and even see greater opportunities for growth. Among these are two regional providers that have found success providing a continuum of care for seniors. Danbury Senior Living recently began accepting reservations for new independent living […]

Artis Senior Living CEO: We Created More Strategic Covid-19 Response With Expert Help

Like the senior living industry at large, Artis Senior Living followed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as state and local public health departments, in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. But the information from those agencies was fluid in nature, and often contradictory. So Artis decided it needed a […]