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It Is Time To Mandate Covid-19 Vaccines In Long-Term Care Facilities

It is time to change the rules: If you want to work around vulnerable older adults. You must be vaccinated. For their safety. For yours. And for the safety of your own family. Eight months after the vaccine was made widely available to health care workers, only about 60 percent of nursing home staff has been vaccinated against COVID-19. We [...]

By |2021-08-12T10:44:17-04:00August 12th, 2021|long-term care workers|0 Comments

Short-Term Bailouts Won’t Fix Nursing Homes or Medicaid Home-Based Long-Term Care

The illness and death that covid-19 has brought to older adults has created an historic opportunity for the US to rethink the way it delivers and pays for long-term care. Yet, much of the long-term care industry and even many advocates for older adults and younger people with disabilities are lobbying for short-term fixes, not real reform. Nursing homes and [...]

By |2020-08-20T10:19:02-04:00August 20th, 2020|long term care reform|10 Comments