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Press Release: Geriatric Healthcare Reform

May 12, 2020

Press Release from Senator Jen Kiggans: COVID-19 Opens the Door for Geriatric Healthcare Reform Long before COVID-19, our long-term care facilities have struggled with staffing, funding, and substandard living conditions. Families are frustrated by their loved one’s care and staff feel overworked, underpaid, and under-appreciated. The residents in these facilities, especially those who rely on Medicaid, live […]

Virginia lawmakers reject setting standards for nursing home staffing — for now

January 29, 2020

Brushing off — for the 16th time — a proposal to set minimum staff levels for Virginia nursing homes, which are ranked among the nation’s worst for the number of patients per caregiver, a state Senate panel decided to recommend a study group instead.

Jen Kiggans for Virginia Senate Announces Campaign Manager

June 27, 2019

Jen Kiggans – Navy pilot, nurse practitioner and political outsider – today announced Jonathan Ewing is joining her team as campaign manager in Virginia’s 7th Senate District.