June 16, 2021New Special Issue Brief Now Available
The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) has released a new Special Issue Brief that was prepared in concert with ATI Advisory, entitled Assisted Living: An Important Option for Providing LTSS in the Community. Copies of the Brief can be purchased through the ASHA Bookstore at www.ashaliving.org. To read about the Special Issue Brief please click here.
May 20, 2021ASHA Responds to Biden Administration Infrastructure Plan
The American Seniors Housing Association shared its perspectives on the Biden Infrastructure proposal with U.S. Senate and House leaders on May 19. ASHA’s infrastructure recommendations focus on elements within the proposed plan to expand the Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program, workforce development and immigration reform, and the need for an improved long-term care financing system to better meet the needs of aging Americans, including Veterans and those with limited financial resources. Read more about ASHA’s response to the Biden Administration plan.
April 6, 2021ASHA Meets with Members of Congress and Staff Seeking Additional Relief
The American Seniors Housing Association held a Senior Living Strong Virtual Fly-In with over 40 key members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and their staff. The meetings took place the week of March 29 and continue the week of April 5. Read more about ASHA’s Senior Living Strong Fly-In.
March 18, 2021ASHA Continues Advocacy Related to Relief and Vaccine Prioritization
The American Seniors Housing Association continues to press policymakers for needed financial relief related to COVID-19 costs and expense, and is also asking that the Biden Administration make available prioritized access to vaccine for new workers and residents in senior living communities. Read more about ASHA’s reaction to an announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services related to government funding for COVID testing in senior living and long-term care.
February 26, 2021ASHA Calls on Governors to Ease Visitation Restrictions
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.