COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part VI

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care  The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. In Part VI of the webinar series, Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviewed the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part V

Courtesy of The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. In Part V of the webinar series, Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviewed the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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COVID-19: Advocating for Nursing Home Residents – Part IV

Courtesy of Justice in Aging The landscape of COVID-19 response in nursing homes continues to evolve rapidly at the federal and state levels. In Part IV of the webinar series, Consumer Voice, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Long Term Care Community Coalition and Justice in Aging reviewed the latest updates, issuances from CMS, legislation, and strategies for advocates and families.

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Keeping Nursing Home Residents and Staff Safe in the Era of COVID-19

Courtesy of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Download PowerPoint Slides HERE (PDF) This event was sponsored by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, and the Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence. Nursing home residents make up less than one-half of one percent of the U.S.

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Long Term Care Advocacy in the Pandemic

CANHR Staff Attorneys Mike Dark and Tony Chicotel give the lay of the land in long term care during the COVID-19 pandemic. They cover resident visitation, eviction moratoriums, isolation, outbreak disclosures, infection control, and much more. The first half of the webinar reviews the state of the law and regulations and public policy concerns while the second half is an open question, answer, and observation session to make use of the group’s collective wisdom.

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Medicare Coverage and COVID-19

Courtesy of Justice in Aging The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and new legislation have changed many of the rules in Medicare to respond to COVID-19. This webinar focuses on the changes to Medicare that most impact low-income older adults. Presenters: Amber Christ, Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging Natalie Kean, Senior Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging Download slides HERE (PDF)

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Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living During COVID-19

Courtesy of Justice in Aging The current outbreak of COVID-19 presents particular danger to residents of nursing facilities and other long-term care facilities. This webinar, Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living During the COVID-19 Emergency, covers recent policy changes by federal and state governments, and discusses the challenges and choices faced by residents. Download Powerpoint HERE (PDF)

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Strategies for Providing Remote Legal Services to Older Adults

Courtesy of Justice in Aging Legal assistance providers and aging services advocates are evolving their service delivery models in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote legal services are particularly important for older adults and people of all ages with compromised immune systems who are at high-risk if exposed to COVID-19. This webinar shares strategies and highlights technology-based tools that can enhance the provision of virtual legal assistance.

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