Care for our Seniors Act

​​The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated long-standing challenges impacting the long-term care profession. The field is dedicated to learning from this experience, renewing our commitment to our seniors, and offering solutions that will improve the quality of care in our nation’s nursing homes.

On Monday, March 15, LeadingAge and the American Healthcare Association (AHCA) announced a set of policy recommendations aimed at ensuring quality in nursing homes. The proposal pulls together the first, immediate steps needed to address issues that LeadingAge has been talking about for years, including survey reform and staffing. These reforms are predicated on an increase in Medicaid and other funding that is consistent with the cost of delivering quality care. Read about the proposals now: