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Welcome to the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). Created in 1991, ASHA represents the interests of more than 500 companies involved in the finance, development and operation of the full spectrum of housing and services for seniors – including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and continuing care (or life plan) communities. ASHA primarily focuses on legislative and regulatory advocacy, research, and educational opportunities and networking for senior living executives.
The American Seniors Housing Association is calling on governors and states to ease visitation restrictions in senior living communities in the coming weeks as the overwhelming majority of residents will be vaccinated and no longer at risk of COVID-19. Read more about ASHA’s outreach to the National Governors Association and its position related to visitation.Read more about ASHA Calls on Governors to Ease Visitation Restrictions
ASHA continues to advocate for independent living communities to receive prioritized access to COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Read more on this in the article from Market Watch click here.Read more about ASHA Advocates for IL Vaccination
Measures taken by a senior living operator in response to COVID-19 are eligible for complete liability immunity under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act, according to a ruling Wednesday by a federal court in California. American Seniors Housing Association President David Schless said the ruling “is significant for the industry.” “Under enormously challenging […]Read more about Complete Liability Immunity: PREP Act Ruling is ‘Significant’ for Industry