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.
February 22, 2021ASHA Advocates for IL Vaccination
February 12, 2021Complete Liability Immunity: PREP Act Ruling is ‘Significant’ for Industry
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 circumstances, senior living providers have done their utmost to ensure the well-being of staff and residents, adhering to ever-changing guidance from national, state and local health authorities,” Schless said, “and so it is entirely appropriate that they will receive protection from liability under the PREP Act.” Click here for the full story.
February 12, 2021Favorable Ruling for Sunrise, Welltower Rests on Complete PREP Act Immunity for Senior Living
A California federal court ruled Wednesday that measures taken by senior living providers to protect residents from Covid-19 are eligible for complete liability immunity under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act.
“The California federal court ruling is significant for the industry which has done everything in its power to protect staff and residents since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic,” American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) President David Schless stated. Click here for the full story.
February 12, 2021COVID-19, In Some Respects, Made Senior Living More Appealing
COVID-19 didn’t do much to change opinions of potential future senior living residents, with the appeal of those communities mostly increasing in the wake of the pandemic, according to the results of a new survey.
“Impacts of COVID-19 on the Seniors Housing Industry: A Study of Consumers Round 2” from the American Seniors Housing Association is the second national consumer survey of sentiments regarding senior living. It follows an initial survey conducted last summer coinciding with ASHA’s “Senior Living Today & Everyday” public relations campaign from May 2020 to January 2021.
“We have been very committed to combating negative COVID-19 impact since last spring, and the new consumer research suggests ASHA’s extensive public relations efforts have been helpful,” ASHA President David Schless said. “While there is no doubt the industry’s recovery will take time, the data provides ample evidence that consumers will continue to embrace the value proposition and benefits offered by our communities across all service levels.” Click here for the full story.