Keeping Residents Connected During COVID-19
Affordable Senior Housing Engage Magazine General Interest Spring 2020

Keeping Residents Connected During Crisis

Providers and affordable housing communities must be able to disseminate information to residents quickly and efficiently during a crisis, across multiple language needs and levels of comfort and access to technology. However, many low-income seniors don’t have broadband or mobile internet access, and this type of technology can be a lifeline during an emergency, keeping Read More…

All Provider Types

Requests for Urgent Staffing Resources for COVID-19

The California Department of Public Health has released clarification for requesting staffing resources during this pandemic. Healthcare facilities that experience a sudden spike in staff absenteeism must report these issues as an unusual occurrence. Upon notification, CDPH and the local health department will assess the situation and determine whether the facility can continue to operate Read More…

All Provider Types General Interest

President Signs Families First Coronavirus Act; What Does This Mean for Aging Services?

On Wednesday, March 18, President Trump signed the second major congressional legislation designed to address the Coronavirus pandemic.  The bill passed overwhelmingly in the House and Senate, but is not the last word.  Negotiators are working on a third bill that appears likely to contain direct payments to the populace, as well as relief for Read More…

Skilled Nursing

Deadline for Patient Needs and Workforce Shortage Waivers is April 1, 2020

SNFs seeking a waiver from CNA staffing requirements due to a workforce shortage or patient need must submit waiver applications by April 1, 2020. The full text of AFL 20-03 can be found here: The application filing period for PNW and WSW is open from January 1st, 2020 through April 1st, 2020. The online application Read More…