Senators To HHS: Seniors Living Facilities Need CARES Funds

By Amy Lotven / April 20, 2020 at 1:55 PM
A large bipartisan group of senators is asking HHS to make sure that health workers caring for millions of elderly Americans residing in assisted living centers and communities receive CARES Act funding. Seniors living centers are not nursing homes and do not receive government funding, but they serve about 1.9 million individuals, and analyses show that COVID could cost the community from $40 billion to $57 billion over the year, industry associations the American Senior Housing Association (ASHA) and Argentum...

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