CCRC Residents Significantly Safer Study
March 2, 2023
There are significant results in a study that has just been completed regarding safety of older adults in different living settings. Results are worth reading!
BY LOIS A. BOWERS MAR 02, 2023
SAN DIEGO—Residents of continuing care retirement communities were “significantly safer” from dying from COVID-19 than were older adults living in noncongregate residential settings in the greater community — and independent living, assisted living and memory care residents were as safe or almost as safe as those living in the greater community — once COVID-19 vaccines became available.
That’s the key finding from new research funded by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care and conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. NIC Chief Economist and Director of Outreach Beth Burnham Mace called the news “pretty big.”Click to Read Entire Article Here