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$1.2B Senior Housing Relief Bill Introduced in Senate
On July 2, Senator Robert Menendez and 14 Senate co-sponsors introduced the Emergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Act. The bill is the Senate companion to HR 6873, which was introduced by Representative Katie Porter and House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters in May. LeadingAge is working to include the bills’ $1.2 billion in Congress’s next COVID-19 relief bill, which is expect to come together for enactment in late July.
Senate Democratic Leadership issues report on the Administration’s response to COVID-19 in nursing homes
A report entitled COVID-19 IN NURSING HOMES How the Trump Administration Failed Residents and Workers was released on July 1, 2020 by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee, Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee (HSGAC), and Ron Wyden (D-OR), Ranking Member of the Finance Committee.
Nursing Homes and COVID-19 Crisis Front and Center on Senate Floor
On June 30, Sens. Casey (D-PA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Hassan (D-NH), Shaheen (D-NH), and Blumenthal (D-CT) held the Senate floor urging passage of Sen. Casey and Whitehouse’s bill, “Nursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act of 2020”, which LeadingAge has endorsed.
LeadingAge Indiana 2020 Spring Conference
July 14, 2020
Join LeadingAge Indiana and INALA for their 2020 Virtual Conference and Trade Show!
LeadingAge Arizona 2020 Annual Conference & Expo
July 15, 2020
Join LeadingAge Arizona for its first ever Virtual Conference & Expo!
Behavioral Health: Unintended Consequences of Social Isolation
July 15, 2020
This webinar focuses on behavioral health issues that are on the rise due to social isolation from COVID-19 and it will teach you strategies for early intervention and improving residents' quality of life.
LeadingAge Tennessee 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo
July 27, 2020
The LeadingAge Tennessee 2020 Annual Conference & EXPO scheduled for July 27 - July 29, 2020 has been cancelled.