Covid-19 Bulletin: Legal Immunity for California Providers in Doubt; Massachusetts Slow to Report Covid-19 Assisted Living Data

Senior Housing News recognizes the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic, so we will be updating this bulletin to keep you apprised of the latest developments, focusing on news and information that we identify as especially pertinent to senior living. The team at SHN knows how important your work is right now; we thank you and […]

New CMS Guidance Can Help Assisted Living Buildings Re-Open, Testing an Issue

On Monday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance to ensure that nursing homes have safe re-opening plans as states prepare to relax lockdowns stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The guidance includes benchmarks that may be adopted by independent living and assisted living communities transitioning from their own access restrictions. But it […]

ASHA, Argentum Chiefs: Frustration Mounts As Covid-19 Tests, Financial Support Slow to Arrive in Senior Living

About two weeks ago, American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) President David Schless read a news article that has been “gnawing” at him ever since. The article reported that bus drivers in Detroit would be among the first groups given rapid Covid-19 tests from Abbott Labs. “We need those. Our industry needs access to that,” Schless […]

SHN Poll: 80% of Providers Expect Covid-19 In Their Communities, Supply Shortage the Top Challenge

Senior living providers nationwide have been working diligently to prevent Covid-19 infections in their buildings — but an overwhelming majority believe that the coronavirus will appear in their communities.  Nearly 80% of respondents to a Senior Housing News survey said that Covid-19 is likely to appear in their buildings that have not yet had diagnosed […]