"Reopening" to Visitors: A Review of CMS and States' Guidance to Nursing Homes
On March 13, CMS issued a memo that drastically changed the way nursing homes operated. In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, CMS directed nursing homes to restrict all visitors to the nursing home, including non-essential visiting healthcare workers, ...
"Reopening" to Visitors: A Review of States' Guidance for AL
“Reopening" to Visitors The States/ jurisdictions that have issued visitation guidance to Long Term Care Facilities that specifically includeAssisted Living, include (as of this writing) are: California, ...
A New York Member’s Playbook to Manage a COVID 19 Surge
Top Four Considerations: Liz’s COVID 19 Surge “Checklist” On Staffing Concerns: Communicating ...
Share Your Stories During Older Americans Month 2020
The 2020 OAM theme is Make Your Mark, which encourages older adults and their communities to celebrate the countless contributions that older adults make to our country. This theme highlights the difference everyone can make—in the lives of older adults, in support of caregivers, and to strengthen communities.
Expert Insight from Dr. Nicole Lurie: The State of COVID-19 Testing
On April 23, Dr. Nicole Lurie was a guest on the LeadingAge Daily Coronavirus Member Update, offering sobering thoughts about the state of testing for COVID-19. Lurie, who served as assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2009-15, is now leading the ...