nursing homes

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In case you missed it, the Build Back Better Act, recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, includes two unfunded nursing home mandates that could force thousands of nursing homes to further limit the number of admissions in their facilities or even shut their doors for good. The bill …continue reading

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In case you missed it, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) released a survey of nursing home and assisted living providers across the U.S. Results from the survey highlight an urgent need for Congress to address the workforce crisis facing the long term care industry. …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

The State Assembly has passed legislation to expand access to community-based care for medically frail seniors. The Program for All-Inclusive Care (PACE) provides medical and dental care, meal assistance, transportation services, family caregiver respite, physical therapy and socialization activities that enable seniors to age in the comfort of their own …continue reading

American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living during COVID-19

The American Health Care Association (AHCA), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and long term care facilities across the country, and LeadingAge, the association of more than 5,000 mission-driven aging services providers including nursing homes, announced, with the help of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the nationwide …continue reading

American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living during COVID-19

Dear Governors, Thank you for your continued leadership in response to this unprecedented health crisis and the steps your administrations have taken to protect our residents and caregivers in nursing homes and assisted living communities from COVID-19. On September 16, 2020, the Trump Administration released an outline of its strategy …continue reading

American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living during COVID-19

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, called on Congress to ensure dedicated funding and priority attention is given to long term …continue reading