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  • Future of Nonprofit Senior Living Demands New Approaches to Staffing, Hospitality, Services
    by Chuck Sudo on August 3, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    The impact of Covid-19 on nonprofit senior living continues to reverberate, and is forcing leaders in the space to reconsider approaches to foundational pillars such as staffing models and hospitality-forward care. Covid-19 highlighted the heroism of senior living workers but an ongoing labor crisis means that providers should be thinking big about future changes. In […] The post Future of Nonprofit Senior Living Demands New Approaches to Staffing, Hospitality, Services appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]

  • Former Sunwest CEO Harder Ordered to Pay Back Investors Nearly $80M
    by Chuck Sudo on August 3, 2021 at 8:21 pm

    Former Sunwest Management CEO Jon Harder may no longer be behind bars, but he is not out of legal trouble. A judge on Monday ruled that Harder must repay $79.5 million to investors he defrauded over a decade ago. Harder was charged with 56 counts of fraud in 2012, tied to his role in defrauding […] The post Former Sunwest CEO Harder Ordered to Pay Back Investors Nearly $80M appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]

  • Genesis HealthCare Mandates Company-Wide COVID-19 Vaccinations
    by Jordyn Reiland on August 3, 2021 at 8:21 pm

    Genesis HealthCare has implemented a “universal” COVID-19 vaccination requirement for its employees, care partners and onsite vendors, the post-acute care provider announced Tuesday. The policy requires that individuals have a single dose of the Janssen vaccine or the first dose of a two-dose mRNA vaccine by Aug. 23. The second dose, if applicable, would be […] The post Genesis HealthCare Mandates Company-Wide COVID-19 Vaccinations appeared first on Skilled Nursing News. […]

  • Transactions & Financings: Diversified Announces Management Agreement With Stellar Senior Living; Sagora Assumes Management of Embark Texas Community
    by Chuck Sudo on August 2, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC) made further progress on its transition of 108 communities operated by Five Star Senior Living (NYSE: FVE). The Newton, Massachusetts-based health care REIT on Monday announced a management agreement with Stellar Senior Living for nine skilled nursing communities and one continuing care retirement community totaling 1,152 units in Colorado, Texas, […] The post Transactions & Financings: Diversified Announces Management Agreement With Stellar Senior Living; Sagora Assumes Management of Embark Texas Community appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]

  • SNFs Closely Monitor Delta Variant, Some Still Hesitant on Vaccine Mandates
    by Amy Stulick on August 2, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    Skilled nursing operators, much like the rest of the aging care continuum, are concerned that the COVID-19 delta variant will stall progress made on occupancy gains — but regulatory changes are due to be regional; facilities will need to look out for country or state-wide mandates based on local outbreaks. Just last week, the Centers […] The post SNFs Closely Monitor Delta Variant, Some Still Hesitant on Vaccine Mandates appeared first on Skilled Nursing News. […]