COVID-19 and Nursing Homes/CCRCs: A Cautious Return to the “New Normal”

As much of the country looks to get back to normal, nursing homes, personal care homes, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) face a different timeline and set of circumstances on keeping residents and staff safe. Therefore, we won’t follow at a pace like most other businesses and industries. We are joined by Kelli Mills, VP of Operations and Kim Valvo, Exec. Dir. of Resident Communities at Messiah Lifeways to discuss the topic and our ongoing approach to fight COVID-19.

For more help and guidance on COVID-19 and older adults, visit:
www.health.pa.gov/Pages/AlertDetails.aspx
www.pa.gov/guides/responding-t…19/#PhasedReopening
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nc…mes-responding.html

Matthew J. Gallardo

Matthew J. Gallardo

Matt is the Director of Community Engagement and Coaching at Messiah Lifeways. He brings nearly 20 years of experience in counseling, advocating, and guiding older adults and caregivers through many of life’s tough decisions. His diverse background of working in hospital and rehabilitation settings, community services, and senior housing gives him the breadth and depth of knowledge to provide unique solutions, opportunities, and help individuals proactively plan for the future. He serves as the Lifeways Coach and as a writer, blogger, podcaster, and speaker for Messiah Lifeways, located in Mechanicsburg, PA.

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