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Argentum Releases Essential Caregiver Toolkit to Encourage Safer Visitation and Reduce Health Risks of Social Isolation on Older Adults

October 7, 2020

(Alexandria, Va.) – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, social isolation and loneliness for senior living residents have risen as visitation from loved ones has been curtailed. Social isolation in older adults is well-documented to increase risk of premature death—as harmful as high blood pressure, according to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. But COVID-19…

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Gov. Ducey Appoints Representatives from Arizona ALFA, Brookdale, LivGenerations, Spectrum to Task Force on Long-Term Care

August 31, 2020

Phoenix, Ariz. – Governor Doug Ducey announced the establishment of the Task Force On Long-Term Care. The task force will focus on developing recommendations and metrics on how and when visitation within long-term care facilities can be safely resumed and what steps facilities can take before then to help residents and their loved ones maintain…

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Florida Senior Living Association President Appointed to Governor’s “Florida’s Task Force on the Safe and Limited Re-Opening of Long-Term Care Facilities”

August 7, 2020

Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis announced the formation of Florida’s Task Force on the Safe and Limited Re-Opening of Long-Term Care Facilities. Members of the task force will work together to develop guidelines on how to safely allow family members to visit their loved ones in Florida’s long-term care facilities where visitation has been…

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Argentum Advocates for You: 2020 Mid-Year Report

July 31, 2020

QUICK LINKS Federal Update State Update A MESSAGE FROM ARGENTUM These past four months have been among the most trying any of us have ever faced. Many of the challenges have been felt particularly hard in senior living communities, compounded by a scarcity of testing supplies and protective equipment. But at the same time the…

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

December 6, 2019

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Florida Senior Living Association Adds VP, Directors to Staff

October 23, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Florida Senior Living Association (FSLA) has welcomed three new professional staff to its team. Jason M. Hand, Esq., vice president of public policy and legal affairs, will be responsible for managing the legislative, regulatory, and policy activities of FSLA on behalf of its members. Hand brings 20 years of experience with the creation and…

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Argentum Advocates for You State Update

September 23, 2019

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Anti-Ageism Style Guide Developed by CALA Now Available

September 9, 2019

Sacramento, CA – The California Assisted Living Association (CALA) has published a new guide focused on helping eliminate age-bias in communication. Elevate Aging Through Language: A Usage and Style Guide is available on the CALA website. The guide was compiled from data obtained through the Elevate Aging Project conducted in partnership with Elder Care Alliance in 2018. It identifies words and phrases that…

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Merrill Gardens Employee Awarded USC Scholarship Through CALA

August 27, 2019

Sacramento, CA – The California Assisted Living Association (CALA) announced today that Lauren Powell, Community Operations Director for Merrill Gardens LLC, is the recipient of a full scholarship to attend the University of Southern California’s (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. Powell says, “We are at a pivotal point in the senior living field. The…

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HRA Executive Director Awarded Executive Director of the Year from Florida Senior Living Association

August 7, 2019

VERO BEACH, Fla. – Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA), a regional senior living development and management company based in Vero Beach, announces that Veronica Yestrumskas, Executive Director at HarborChase of Coral Springs, has been awarded Executive Director of the Year by Florida Senior Living Association. “Being recognized with this award indicates that intangible results are regarded…

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United Access Offers Generous Incentives on Wheelchair Accessible Transportation for Members of Missouri Assisted Living Association

July 24, 2019

St. Louis, MO — United Access, the second largest provider of customized accessible vehicles and equipment in the nation, is pleased to offer special discounts and incentives to the members of the Missouri Assisted Living Association (MALA). With national headquartered in St. Louis, United Access provides vehicle sales for wheelchair vans, trucks and SUVs, as…

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United Access Offers Generous Incentives on Wheelchair Accessible Transportation for Members of Oklahoma Assisted Living Association

July 24, 2019

St. Louis, MO — The Oklahoma Assisted Living Association (OKALA) is pleased to offer benefits to members through a collaboration with United Access.  As the second largest provider of customized accessible vehicles and equipment in the nation, United Access provides vehicle sales for wheelchair vans, trucks and SUVs, as well as wheelchair and scooter lifts,…

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