One of Argentum’s top priorities is to monitor legislative and regulatory activity in Washington, D.C., as well as across all 50 states. Our goal is to advocate for meaningful laws and regulations and try to prevent passage of reform that would negatively impact our member companies and the residents they serve.

The Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit and Resource Bank are tools Argentum members can use to support communication efforts with representatives and encourage knowledge building around trending issues that may affect senior living.

Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

This toolkit, developed by Argentum, explains the importance of grassroots advocacy and provides effective communication tools.

Resource Bank

The resource bank provides links to resources on topics trending on the state and federal level.

Advocacy News

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State Files Appeal After Judge Invalidates Florida Gov.’s Emergency Rule; Florida Argentum Filing Motion with District Court of Appeal

October 31, 2017

On September 16, Florida Governor Rick Scott directed the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) to issue an emergency rule requiring assisted living communities to obtain resources within 60 days, such as a generator and fuel, to support and sustain operations for at least 96 hours…

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White House Unveils Significant Healthcare Changes

October 13, 2017

President Trump made two key moves this week that will significantly affect the current state of healthcare in the United States. He issued an executive order with a goal of providing Americans and their employers with more affordable options in the healthcare marketplace, and said the administration will immediately stop funding for subsidy payments to…

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Florida Legislators, U.S. Senators Focus on Disaster Preparedness for Older Americans

September 20, 2017

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Emergency Rule Filed by Department of Elder Affairs at Direction of Florida Governor Rick Scott

September 17, 2017

A Notice of Emergency Rule, 58AER17-1 Procedures Regarding Emergency Environmental Control for Assisted Living Facilities, was filed September 16, 2017 by the Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) at the direction of Governor Scott.  A similar emergency rule was filed by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) concerning nursing homes. The emergency rule is effective…

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Who You’ll Meet at Argentum’s Public Policy Institute & Fly-In

July 5, 2017

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Argentum Reviewing Senate Healthcare Draft Legislation

June 22, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Argentum, a national association advocating for excellence in senior living, is carefully reviewing the Senate’s discussion draft proposal released Thursday designed to overhaul the current Affordable Care Act. “We are laser focused on the impact this proposed bill could have on the senior living industry and the older Americans they serve,” said Argentum…

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Argentum Closely Watching White House Intent to Nominate Key Positions

June 20, 2017

Argentum is monitoring the president’s intent to nominate key positions affecting aging Americans, caregivers, and senior living employers and employees. The White House shared via its website this week its intent to nominate Lance Robertson for the Assistant Secretary for Aging role within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Robertson is a gerontologist…

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