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Argentum Elects New Board of Directors, Names LCS CEO Joel Nelson as Board Chairman

May 18, 2022

(Alexandria, Va.)—Senior living advocate Argentum announced that Joel Nelson, president and CEO of LCS, was elected to serve as the new chair of the Argentum Board of Directors. Most recently, he served as Co-Chair of the Argentum Public Policy committee. Nelson’s 35-year career with LCS has included serving as chief development officer and chief operating…

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2022 Senior Living Executive Conference sees day 2 focus shift to strategies on moving the profession forward

May 17, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS (May 17, 2022) – The 2022 Senior Living Executive Conference (SLEC) enters a second day packed with wall-to-wall educational sessions, a keynote address on “non-obvious thinking,” and the opening of the Expo Hall to the 2,000 senior living leaders gathered in Minneapolis through May 18. Rohit Bhargava ushered in the morning with a keynote…

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‘Resilient’ 2022 Senior Living Executive Conference begins in-person in Minneapolis

May 16, 2022

MINNEAPOLIS (May 16, 2022) – The 2022 Senior Living Executive Conference (SLEC) is under way, with thousands of senior living caregivers and industry stakeholders meeting in person for the year’s most important gathering focusing on strategies and solutions to succeed in a reshaped world. Produced by HMP Global, the Senior Living Executive Conference is the…

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Argentum’s ‘Don’t Leave Us Behind…Again’ Advocacy Campaign for Senior Living Garners National Recognition

April 28, 2022

(Alexandria, Va.) – Argentum’s “Don’t Leave Us Behind…Again” multi-pronged advocacy campaign has received national recognition from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with the group naming Argentum a 2022 Gold Circle Advocacy Campaign Merit Award winner. Nearly 200 submissions were considered for the Gold Circle Awards, which recognize outstanding marketing, membership, and communications campaigns…

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Argentum Successful in Getting HRSA to Give Some Rejected Provider Relief Fund Applications New Life

April 28, 2022

(Alexandria, Va.) – Argentum, the nation’s leading advocacy group for senior living communities, said the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has posted an updated FAQ this week on the ability for certain providers to submit additional documentation for consideration of Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 payments. At issue is that assisted living providers…

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Argentum Objects to OSHA COVID-19 Regulation That Does Not Recognize Senior Living Communities as Homes

April 27, 2022

(Alexandria, Va.) – Argentum, the nation’s leading advocacy group for senior living communities, on April 27 told a hearing of the Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that a proposed rule on occupational exposure to COVID-19 in healthcare settings that could see residents forced to don masks and partition rooms with plexiglass…

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Senior Living Stands Together to Help Ukrainian Seniors With New Giving Campaign to Help Stem Aid Crisis

April 22, 2022

(Alexandria, Va.) – The senior living community in the United States led by Argentum, Health Dimensions Group, American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), is leading an urgent campaign to deliver supplies to war-ravaged Ukraine, specifically targeting seniors. The four senior living-associated groups have teamed up…

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Congress Finds $55 Billion in COVID-19 Relief for Bars, Bakeries, and Baseball but Not for Seniors

April 8, 2022

House passes legislation to compensate bars, restaurants, and bakeries, as well as gyms and sports teams, as assisted living communities demand to know why not them? (Alexandria, Va.) – Senior living communities are outraged the House on Thursday discovered $55 billion for restaurants and bars, as well as gyms and sports teams, to compensate for…

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Senior Living Communities Vow to Fight for COVID-19 Relief Despite Latest Senate Plan Ignoring Them, Again

April 1, 2022

Initial Senate proposal for new COVID-19 relief and support does not include assisted living and memory care providers in $10-billion funding package. (Alexandria, Va.) – Assisted living providers are activating a top-to-bottom grassroots effort to convince Congress that their continued reluctance to target assisted living and memory care in COVID-19 relief proposals is akin to…

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Argentum Urges President Biden to Redouble Efforts on COVID Support for Senior Living Residents

March 24, 2022

Even as the Omicron variant fades, advocates for assisted living and memory care residents and caregivers push the White House to focus budget priorities on communities still under threat. (Alexandria, Va.) – Two million residents and caregivers in assisted living and memory care communities across the nation remain at heightened risk of contracting Omicron and…

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State Wins for Assisted Living Providers as Georgia Rolls Out COVID Relief, Kentucky Modernizes Licensure

March 16, 2022

Georgia governor approves $47 million program to aid assisted living providers hurt by COVID costs, while Kentucky legislature backs making assisted living a basic health service model. (Alexandria, Va.) – It’s been a big week for Argentum state affiliates and their members in Georgia and Kentucky, where longstanding advocacy efforts to bring COVID relief to…

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Argentum Names 2022 Champion of Seniors Award Honorees for Work to Aid Assisted Living Caregivers

March 8, 2022

Ten awardees from Congress and state-based advocacy associations to receive recognition at the 2022 Argentum Public Policy Institute conference March 7-9 in Washington, DC (Alexandria, Va.) – Senior living advocate Argentum announced 10 Champion of Seniors award winners to be honored at the association’s annual Public Policy Institute and Fly-In March 7-9 in the nation’s…

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