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A bipartisan measure is calling for an interagency study on senior housing design to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases in assisted living communities, affordable senior housing, nursing homes and other congregate settings.
From the office of Representative Antonio Delgado:
Neither a light drizzle nor the coronavirus stopped Lamouree-Hackett American Legion Post 72 in Saugerties from celebrating Veterans Day in its traditional fashion, but the ceremony was shortened, and the traditional lunch and invitation to the legion’s museum were dropped from the observance.
NEW YORK – US Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) recently introduced legislation that would allow seniors to “age in place” by providing a tax credit to cover 100 percent of the costs of any modifications older Americans make to their homes — such as grab bars, wheelchair ramps, walk-in tubs, and more – to allow for safe, independent living.
The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) offered its support of HR 8540, the Keeping Seniors Safe from COVID-19 Through Home Design Act, introduced by Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.).
A New York congressman has introduced a bill to help senior citizens age in place by providing a tax credit.
HUDSON – The Treasury Department has awarded $124,075 in federal funding for the Hudson Valley Agribusiness Development Corporation (HVADC), a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in the Hudson Valley.
Three New York congressmen have introduced bipartisan legislation to direct a study on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced Oct. 15 a $683,692 award from the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant program at USDA Rural Development to supplement programs at Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES (ONC BOCES).