Senior Living Organizations to Congress: Don’t ‘Rob’ Facilities of PRF

July 25, 2021

As uncertainty grows over what will remain in the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) for senior care, letters have been pouring in from senior living organizations demanding that the money stays with long-term care facilities.

Argentum President and CEO James Balda called efforts to “rob seniors to pay for sewer pipes” irresponsible and outrageous, in a statement released Friday.

He and other leaders with the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NACL), American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) and LeadingAge sent a letter to several members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives demanding that the money stay put.

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