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Inside a Nursing Home as Vaccine Arrives: ‘I Hope Everybody Takes It’

New York Times (01/17/2021) – [Here’s how you can get the coronavirus vaccine in NYC.] The jab took seconds. The planning took weeks. Full story »

Slow Vaccine Rollout Prompts Skilled Nursing REIT Downgrades, But Stimulus Optimism Remains

Skilled Nursing News (01/13/2021) – Two investment firms provided opposite takes on the stocks of publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) with skilled nursing portfolios, with Mizuho Securities USA downgrading two of the REITs and Jefferies upgrading the same two firms. Full story »

COVID Support Will Not Save Flawed Nursing Home Operators in 2021 as Distress Looms Large

Skilled Nursing News (01/12/2021) – When the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in skilled nursing facilities became apparent after the first major outbreak in the state Washington, dire predictions for the sector were immediate. Full story »

Nursing Home Vaccine Stories: One CEO’s Personal Appeal to Reduce Hesitancy

Skilled Nursing News (01/11/2021) – Just as predicted before the rollout began, vaccine hesitancy among nursing home workers stands as a serious barrier to widespread acceptance in long-term care — and, in turn, fully fostering group immunity among the most vulnerable. Full story »

Executive Outlook 2021: Nursing Home Stigma Will Linger ‘for Some Time’ — for Both Residents and Staff

Skilled Nursing News (01/10/2021) – If there’s been one recurring theme for SNN’s annual executive outlook, it’s the idea that putting 2020 to bed represents a chance to reset and move on past the worst year in the history of the post-acute and long-term space, both in the United States and around the world. Full story »

Skilled Nursing to Bounce Back Faster than Senior Living, But REITs Have ‘Lost Their Patience’ with Genesis

Skilled Nursing News (01/07/2021) – BMO Capital Markets this week downgraded its outlook for several publicly traded landlords of senior housing and skilled nursing facilities, but post-acute care emerged as a rare bright spot in the analysis — with the prediction that the sector will recover faster than its senior living counterparts. Full story »

How COVID-19 affects the brain and what to do about it

McKnight's LTCN (01/06/2021) – In the early months of the pandemic, much of the research on COVID-19 focused on the manner in which the disease affected respiratory function, i.e., the capacity to breathe. Full story »

Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Bring Reform To Long-Term Care Facilities?

The National Law Review (01/04/2021) – In recent days, The New York Times has devoted several articles to the long-term care industry and its failure in the pandemic. One writer opined that after COVID is over, the country will have to deal with the underlying design that led to this tragedy. However, we cannot wait until the pandemic is history. Too many more long-term care facility residents will die, especially if the vaccine rollout is not well-executed. Full story »

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