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Learn More About U.S. Senior Care: How Assisted Living Communities And Nursing Facilities Persevere

Senior care communities provide a sustainable future for our loved ones in need and provide millions of Americans with jobs. Unfortunately, they are among the most vulnerable communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately affected both seniors and staff.

 

How Important Senior Care Communities Are to Americans:

2.1m+
senior citizens

According to the CDC, there are approximately 1.3 million senior citizens residing in U.S. nursing communities and more than 800,000 residents in assisted living communities

44,500+
senior care communities

There are more than 15,600 skilled nursing care and approximately 28,900 senior residential care communities throughout the United States

2m+
people

There are nearly 1.5 million people working in long term care communities and nearly 500,000 working in assisted living communities

-10%

The decline in nursing home occupancy in 2020 due to many factors, including COVID-19 related deaths and a drop in new admissions

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Senior care communities employ a range of team members, including aides and personal care workers, non-clinical support staff, health care providers, like nurses, doctors, and therapists, social workers and other behavioral health workers, and other support workers and managers

Our workforce is on the frontlines each and every day to provide residents the support and care they need. As our assisted living and nursing facility professionals make continual sacrifices to care for our loved ones, we must do everything in our power to ensure their compassion and dedication is recognized.