The Advocacy Fund gives Argentum the ability to keep the senior living industry at the forefront of legislative and regulatory agendas at both the federal and state level. Your non-tax-deductible contribution gives Argentum the power to address key issues affecting your business, your employees, and your residents, including:
Cost and Quality of Care
Access to Assisted Living
Crisis Management (such as COVID or natural disasters)
Federal and State Industry Regulations
Corporations and individuals may contribute to the Advocacy Fund with no limit on the amount contributed each year. Argentum uses the fund to support public policy-related activities such as research, media campaigns, grassroots advocacy, contracting outside experts, education, and retaining legal counsel.
2022 Advocacy Fund Accomplishments
These milestones were made possible through Argentum member support to the Advocacy Fund:
COVID Relief- Helped secure nearly $1.5 billion in COVID relief for senior living communities across the nation.
Workforce Development – Access to billions of dollars in state and federal funding for workforce education and training programs, and hundreds of millions in ARPA funds for workforce development.
Bi-Partisan Support for Seniors- Introduction of the SENIOR Act, which invests billions specifically for assisted living; formation of a 21st Century Long-Term Care Caucus to focus on needs of the industry; introduction of Expanding Veterans’ Options for Long Term Care Act to allow more veterans to access assisted living.
Research – Secured record-breaking funding for Alzheimer’s, ALS, diabetes, and cancer research.
Regulatory- Support for the state regulatory model to maintain strong state oversight, balancing resident safety and choice; continue to fight onerous federal oversight and regulation.
For a complete summary of 2022 Advocacy highlights made possible by the Advocacy Fund, click here.
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