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  • Best Independent Living Design of 2020: Highrise Makes the Most of Urban, Coastal Location
    by Tim Regan on January 22, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    PARC Retirement Living Founder and Chairman Rainer Müller remembers the day a young couple walked up to the reception desk of the Oceana PARC community in White Rock, British Columbia. “Our grandparents moved into a retirement building that has been built around here, do you know where it is?” Müller recalled the couple asking. “We […] The post Best Independent Living Design of 2020: Highrise Makes the Most of Urban, Coastal Location appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]

  • Lilly’s Antibody Clinical Trial in Nursing Homes Prevents COVID-19, Reduces Resident Risk Up to 80%
    by Maggie Flynn on January 22, 2021 at 6:20 pm

    A Phase 3 clinical trial of an antibody drug that enrolled residents and staff at skilled nursing and assisted living facilities found that the treatment significantly reduced the risk of contracting symptomatic COVID-19. The antibody drug, bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555), was developed by pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) for clinical use with the Vancouver-based […] The post Lilly’s Antibody Clinical Trial in Nursing Homes Prevents COVID-19, Reduces Resident Risk Up to 80% appeared first on Skilled Nursing News. […]

  • Trump Commutes Prison Sentence of Former Sunwest CEO Harder
    by Chuck Sudo on January 21, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    The former CEO of an Oregon-based senior housing development and management firm who pleaded guilty to fraud in 2015 saw his prison sentence commuted by former President Donald Trump late Tuesday. Jon Harder, former CEO of Sunwest Management, had served five years of a 15-year sentence when Trump announced 143 pardons and commutations in one […] The post Trump Commutes Prison Sentence of Former Sunwest CEO Harder appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]

  • Inside Consulate’s Vaccine Strategy: Town Halls, Word of Mouth, and Optimism at a Nursing Home Giant
    by Maggie Flynn on January 21, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    As vaccine rollouts continue at long-term care facilities, Consulate Health Care has found staff word-of-mouth critical to getting more uptake along the front lines. And like other operators, it’s seeing significant buy-in from residents. With a multi-state footprint, however, Consulate has also seen variations in how fast clinics are progressing in different parts of the […] The post Inside Consulate’s Vaccine Strategy: Town Halls, Word of Mouth, and Optimism at a Nursing Home Giant appeared first on Skilled Nursing News. […]

  • Biden Pledges ‘Laser-Focus’ on Vaccines for Residential Care, Targeted Interventions for Assisted Living
    by Tim Mullaney on January 21, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    One day after President Joe Biden took office, his administration released its national strategy for combating Covid-19. The 200-page plan calls for a “laser-focus” on vaccinating people at highest risk, including older adults and people in congregate settings, as well as “targeted surge assistance” to help contain Covid-19 outbreaks in assisted living. “The United States […] The post Biden Pledges ‘Laser-Focus’ on Vaccines for Residential Care, Targeted Interventions for Assisted Living appeared first on Senior Housing News. […]