Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Long Term Care Professionals Honored During Careers in Aging Week

AHCA/NCAL has partnered with the Gerontological Society of America, LeadingAge, and Argentum to celebrate Careers in Aging Week, April 19-25. AHCA/NCAL is taking this week to highlight the honorable work being done in the long term care profession during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“There has never been a time like this,” said AHCA/NCAL President & CEO Mark Parkinson. “Millions of people living in America’s skilled nursing centers and assisted living communities depend on our providers every day for vital care. There are so many amazing stories of dedication, sacrifice, and compassion by long term care professionals who are going above and beyond to ensure the safety, health, and happiness of our residents during this unprecedented time. These individuals are saving lives; they are heroes.”

Watch Mark's video to frontline caregivers and read the full press release here. Contribute to the conversation on social media throughout this week using #CareersInAging and tell us how you’re celebrating. And don’t forget to follow AHCA/NCAL on Twitter and Facebook to find resources, stories, and more.

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