Based on current COVID-19 trends, the Department of Health and Human Services is planning for the federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19 to expire on May 11, 2023. The impacts of the public health emergency ending will vary by state, depending on specific policies and programs that were put in place during the emergency.
“Respondents were asked what areas have been impacted by the rising interest rate environment. Recapitalizing properties was the area most reported to be affected by rising interest rates (51%), followed by the ability to purchase properties (36%). Across all care segments, less than one in ten operators (7%) indicate that the rising interest rate environment has impacted all these abilities.
“In a new question to the ESI, respondents were asked what areas have been impacted by the rising interest rate environment. Purchasing properties was the area most reported to be affected by rising interest rates, followed by the ability to recapitalize properties. Across all care segments, one in twelve operators (8%) indicate that their abilities to purchase, sell, and recapitalize properties have all been impacted by the rising interest rate environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for older adults in the U.S., particularly those with existing chronic medical conditions and complex health care needs. Many of the individuals most impacted by COVID-19 reside in nursing homes, a setting that accounted for at least 25% of all COVID-19 deaths. This setting is often conflated with senior housing, even though they are distinct care settings and serve different, although at times overlapping, populations.