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Welcome to the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). Created in 1991, ASHA represents the interests of more than 500 companies involved in the finance, development and operation of the full spectrum of housing and services for seniors – including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and continuing care (or life plan) communities. ASHA primarily focuses on legislative and regulatory advocacy, research, and educational opportunities and networking for senior living executives.
In a move that should open COVID-19 vaccination to independent living and affordable senior housing residents across the country, officials with the federal vaccine development, manufacturing and distribution program on January 12 announced an expansion of the program to enable anyone aged 65 or more years to be vaccinated. But affordable senior housing residents and […]Read more about Changes Open COVID Vaccination to Independent Living, Affordable Senior Housing Residents
Governors should urge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to include independent living residents in the top priority group for COVID-19 vaccinations and should adjust their state COVID-19 vaccine plans, if necessary, to include them, the American Seniors Housing Association said Jan. 7 in a letter to all 50 state leaders. Independent living residents’ […]Read more about ASHA Urges Governors to Advocate for Independent Living Residents in Vaccine Plans
“ASHA is encouraged that Biden’s first priority is to address the COVID-19 pandemic,” ASHA President David Schless said, predicting, “He will seek a large COVID-19 relief package, address timely vaccine distribution and enhance testing capabilities. These are areas of common need, and we look forward to working with the administration and the new Congress to […]Read more about ‘Challenging Public Policy Environment’ Awaits Senior Living in 2021