Press/Media

Media Inquiries: For expertise on Assisted Living related issues, contact Karen Thornton at ESAAL, 518-371-2573 or by email   

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September 9, 2020 Utica Observer Dispatch, ESAAL Pushes for Ease of Visitation Restrictions HERE

September 9, 2020 lohud/USA Network, Will NY Ease Restrictions? HERE

September 9, 2020 Niagara Frontier, Leaders and Providers Frustrated by State Inaction HERE

September 8 2020, Statewide Press Release, Providers Frustrated by State Inaction HERE

September 4, 2020 Niagara Frontier, ESAAL Advocacy Helps to Secure Funding for ACFS HERE

September 3, 2020 Statewide Press Release, ESAAL Advocacy Helps Secure Funding for ACFs HERE

September 1, 2020 Senior Housing News, ESAAL Survey on Residents Leaving Communities for Services HERE

August 28, 2020  Spectrum News Hudson Valley,ESAAL Pushing for the Safe Reopening, appeared in printed Newpaper only

August 24, 2020 Long Island Bussiness News: Newcomb Op-ed "Combatting Return of COVID in Assisted Living" HERE

August 20, 2020 McKnights Sr. Living: ESAAL Trying to Differentiate from Nursing Home, article HERE

August 19, 2020 ABC News 9 Syracuse, Assisted living facilities look to separate from nursing homes HERE

August 18, 2020 MyTwinTiers.com: Assisted living facilities look to separate from nursing homes HERE

August 18, 2020 McKnights Sr. Living: ESAAL Trying to Differentiate from Nursing Home, mention HERE

August 18, 2020 ABC News 10 TV: ESAAL's Lisa Newcomb and Rhea O'Connor Interview on Salons HERE

August 17, 2020 Niagara Frontier, ESAAL Pushing for Safe Reopening HERE

August 14, 2020 Statewide Press Release: ESAAL Advocates for Salons and Community Dining HERE

August 13, 2020 Froggy 100.3 Radio Station, Assisted living facilities look to separate from nursing homes HERE

August 13, 2020 Rockland County Times. Newcomb Op-ed "Combatting Return of COVID in Assisted Living" HERE 

August 11, 2020 McKnight’s Senior Living:States craft local reopening guidelines for senior living communities HERE

August 10, 2020 Albany Patch: ESAAL Testifies Before Legislature HERE

August 7, 2020 Niagara Frontier, ESAAL represents Assisted Living Communities in Legislative hearings HERE

August 6, 2020 Statewide Press Release: ESAAL's Lisa Newcomb provides testimony to Legislators HERE

July 30, 2020 Senior Housing News: Covid-19 Bulletin: ESAAL Survey Results HERE

July 27, 2020 WKBW- ABC 7 Buffalo TV ESAAL Interview re Visitation plans HERE

July 24, 2020 The Buffalo News: Nursing Home Visits Resume HERE

July 23, 2020 Statewide Press Release: Some ACFs Visitation Plans Put On Hold HERE

July 23, 2020 Crain's New York Business Article: ESAAL Interview: Visitation too Strict HERE (subscribers only)

July 22, 2020 Times Hudson Valley: Some AL Communities Forced to Hold Visitations HERE

July 22, 2020 News10 WHEC TV Interview with Lisa Newcomb re Visitation HERE

July 21. 2020 Albany Patch: AL Communities Forced to Hold Visitations HERE

July 21, 2020 Niagara Frontier, AL Communities Forced to Hold Visitations HERE

July 15, 2020 Spectrum News Buffalo: Briarwood Manor Visitations HERE

July 15, 2020  Long Island Weekly, ESAAL Interview: The Future of Assisted LIving HERE

July 15, 2020 Niagara Frontier: ESAAL Advocates for Family Visitation HERE

July 15, 2020 ABC-10: ESAAL Advocates for Family Visitation HERE

July 14, 2020 Senior Housing News: ESAAL Survey-Residents Leaving Communites for Services HERE

July 14, 2020 Lockport Journal: ESAAL Advocates for Visitation HERE

July 13, 2020 Statewide Press Release: Limited Visitation Now Allowed HERE

July 10, 2020  McKnights Senior Living, ESAAL Interview:The New Normal in NY's ACFs  HERE

July 8, 2020    Niagara Frontier, ESAAL's editorial on Residents Visitation HERE

July 8, 2020   Albany Patch: ESAAL Survey-Resident's Leaving Community for Services HERE

July 6, 2020    Fox News, Newt Gingrich and Tom Reed, "Hold Gov. Accountable" with Newcomb Quote HERE or PDF transcript HERE

July 6, 2020    Long Island Business News, ACF Finding Ways to Adapt, Transcript HERE

July 6, 2020    Lockport Union Sun Journal, ACFs need funding for COVID-19 too HERE

July 3, 2020    TV News 10 Albany, Family Visitation at ACFs HERE

July 1, 2020   Long Island Weekly: ESAAL Discusses Future for Assisted Living HERE

July Issue      After 50: ESAAL Advocates for Visitation HERE

June 30, 2020 Statewide Press Release, Lessons Learned and the New Normal HERE

June 19, 2020 News 12 Long Island Amber Court Westbury Resident and Family Interview HERE 

June 19, 2020 Crain’s New York Business; Interview ESAAL’s push to allow for outdoor visitation. HERE (subscribers only)

June 19, 2020 McKnight’s Senior Living; ESAAL featured as advocating for outdoor visitation.HERE

June 18, 2020 Binghamton Homepage; ESAAL featured as advocating for outdoor visitation. HERE

June 18, 2020 Statewide Press Release ESAAL Advocates for Outdoor Visitation HERE

June 18, 2020 Albany Patch; ESAAL Advocates for Assisted Living Outdoor Visitation HERE

June 18, 2020 Albany ABC 10; Advocates push for NH & assisted living visitation  HERE

June 02, 2020 Statewide Press Release ESAAL Launches Public Awareness Campaign HERE