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The Administration for Community Living offers resources for Older Americans Month.
Join us on May 5 to hear about iN2L's technology to promote senior engagement and hear leading research on how social isolation and quality of life during the pandemic is directly impacting seniors.
Your responses will help us build an even stronger case why CMS should reevaluate its recently announced plan to establish a minimum staffing requirement that would increase staffing in skilled nursing facilities (without additional funding), along with expanded inspections and increased penalties and enforcement.
Lutheran Services in America wrote to CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure outlining our strong concerns that fewer older adults will be able to access the care that they need.
While providers share the Administration’s goal of improving operations at SNFs, they are extremely concerned that imposing this requirement without also providing the funding to address the workforce crisis will only worsen the issue.
Why millions on Medicaid are at risk of losing coverage in the months ahead, a request for information on strengthening community health through technology, and a bipartisan Senate bill is introduced to improve the Provider Relief Fund.
Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries and Liberty Lutheran Services plan to affiliate, the St. John’s United program At Home offers safety and comfort, and the push for a revised Build Back Better continues, but another government shutdown looms.
Montana nursing homes facing financial crisis months after federal relief funds stop, a report finds the senior living staffing crisis can be alleviated with employee-first culture, and improving safe handling and mobility in long-term care.
‘Invisible workforce’ of informal caregivers can benefit residents and staff, CMS is going public with facility turnover and weekend staffing data, and what to expect in 2022 with long-haul impacts on senior living.