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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

COVID-19  |  Executive Survey Insights  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Executive Survey Insights:  COVID-19 | Wave 1, Weeks Ending June 21, 2020

By: Ryan Brooks  |  June 26, 2020

A NIC report to provide insight into COVID-19 among current residents and to more clearly understand existing conditions by care setting.

COVID-19  |  Seniors Housing

Leadership Huddle Recap: Business as Usual or Time to Think Outside the Box?

By: NIC  |  June 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused irreparable pain and devastating loss to many families and businesses. The impact has been broad-based, and in response, seniors housing and care operators have been creative, passionate and remarkably effective, given the highly vulnerable nature of their residents, the shortages of critical testing and PPE supplies, and the realities of staffing shortages and financial pressure. Their perspectives on the crisis so far, as well as their insights on what the future holds, were the focus of the latest installment of NIC’s “Leadership Huddle” webinar series, held Thursday, June 18.

COVID-19  |  Skilled Nursing

Characteristics Affecting COVID-19 Penetration in Nursing Homes

By: Ryan Brooks  |  June 19, 2020

Understanding the factors that have contributed to high penetration rates of COVID-19 in select nursing homes is essential to the development of strategies and policies that will help prevent and mitigate future disease outbreaks.

COVID-19  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

$15 Billion HHS Distribution Will Reach Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Operators That Serve Medicaid Residents

By: Ryan Brooks  |  June 11, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced an additional $15 billion distribution, targeted at providers serving Medicaid and CHIP recipients. Included among these recipients are eligible assisted living facilities that serve Medicaid residents.