LeadingAge Minnesota

LeadingAge Minnesota is the largest association of organizations serving Minnesota seniors.

Our mission is to transform and enhance the experience of aging.

Today our membership encompasses more than 1,000 organizations serving nearly 70,000 seniors every day in all of the places they call home, including adult day, independent senior housing, assisted living communities, in-home services and skilled nursing facilities.

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Rising Positivity Rates Means More Testing for Care Centers

After rising to very high levels in late 2020, positivity rates of COVID-19 tests in Minnesota dropped dramatically in early 2021. In addition to providing a welcome drop in cases in long-term care settings, it also meant a reduced testing burden in care centers where a federal mandate ties surveillance testing frequency to the county positivity rate.

Proposals Advance in Minnesota House that Could Impact Housing Providers

Last week, after a lengthy debate, the Minnesota House approved the Omnibus Housing Bill (HF 1077) on a 69-62 vote. The bill, authored by Rep. Alice Hausman (DFL-St. Paul), includes a variety of budget and policy provisions related to housing and will now move to the Senate, where Sen. Rick Draheim (R-Madison Lake) is the sponsor of the companion bill (SF 969). However, there are stark differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill, so lawmakers will likely need a conference committee to work out differences between the two legislative bodies.

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