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Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

My mother and countless other residents have died. But Mitch McConnell cares only about protecting corporations from lawsuits. Read full article: Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress...→

Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress Shouldn’t Try to Shield Them.

My mother and countless other residents have died. But Mitch McConnell cares only about protecting corporations from lawsuits. Read full article: Opinion | Nursing Homes Failed. Congress...→

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted [...]

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have had COVID-19 outbreaks, the News4 I-Team found the [...] Read full article: While Virginia has finally released the ...→

Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitation Restrictions at Nursing Homes Could Be Dangerous

Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitation Restrictions at Nursing Homes Could Be Dangerous

Within the next week, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has said he plans to make an announcement on allowing families to visit loved ones in senior living facilities as sa [...] Read full article: Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitatio...→

Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Residents

Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Residents

Thousands of hapless residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are being dumped like garbage by administrators who want to replace them wi [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Res...→

DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to quarantine Floridians, asking they avoid nursing homes

DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to quarantine Floridians, asking they avoid nursing homes

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hit back Saturday at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over a possible coronavirus quarantine for visitors, asking that he “not quarantine a [...] Read full article: DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to qu...→

Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing homes for first time in months

Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing homes for first time in months

Nursing home residents in New Jersey are reuniting with their loved ones Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak began to ravage the state in M [...] Read full article: Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing h...→

Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to Nursing Homes for Father's Day

Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to Nursing Homes for Father's Day

Maryland health officials have eased restrictions on nursing home visits just before Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to...→

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of coronavirus rose by 692 Friday pushing the state's totals over 135,000. You can visit loved ones in nursing homes but with conditions. Read full article: Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor v...→

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment rushed in April and May to inspect all 232 nursing homes in the state f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursin...→

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: NYC, state failed to fund nursing home w...→

Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavirus Impacted Connecticut Nursing Homes

Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavirus Impacted Connecticut Nursing Homes

Lawmakers say the study is the beginning of an investigation into the nursing home crisis in Connecticut. Read full article: Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavir...→

Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors' Back into Nursing Homes, 'Even if they Were COVID-Positive'

Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors' Back into Nursing Homes, 'Even if they Were COVID-Positive'

On Monday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "The Story," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said that Govs. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and Gretchen | Clips Read full article: Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors'...→

Nursing homes got masks that 'probably should have never gone out': Official

Nursing homes got masks that 'probably should have never gone out': Official

Officials are trying to correct errors that resulted in shipments of outdated or impractical equipment to America’s nursing homes in the midst of the COVID pan [...] Read full article: Nursing homes got masks that 'probably s...→

34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in Michigan came from nursing homes

34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in Michigan came from nursing homes

New numbers released from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Monday show just how deadly the coronavirus is in Michigan nursing homes. Read full article: 34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in ...→

Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths in besieged nursing homes

Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths in besieged nursing homes

A grim blame game with partisan overtones is breaking out over COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents, a tiny slice of the population that represents a s [...] Read full article: Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths ...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, Gloves And Masks From FEMA

Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, Gloves And Masks From FEMA

FEMA promised to provide two weeks’ worth of gowns, gloves, surgical masks and eye protection for 15,000 nursing homes across the county. Read full article: Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, ...→

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

Nursing homes across the country are kicking out old and disabled residents and sending them to homeless shelters and rundown motels. Read full article: ‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursi...→

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing homes in Illinois can now allow visitors for residents as long as the visits remain outdoors, according to new guidance released by the state. Accordin [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow ...→

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey families with loved ones in nursing homes can begin seeing one another again amid the COVID-19 outbreak, state health officials said. Read full article: NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits...→

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Just who is to blame for the more than 6,000 coronavirus-linked deaths in New York nursing homes remains a touchy subject for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursi...→

House coronavirus task force launches probe into nursing homes

House coronavirus task force launches probe into nursing homes

The panel is asking CMS for details about how it enforced health and safety regulations at nursing homes. Read full article: House coronavirus task force launches pr...→

Maryland nursing homes fined for not providing virus info | WTOP

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — At least two dozen Nursing homes have been fined by the state of Maryland because they failed to provide information on coronavirus cases and [...] Read full article: Maryland nursing homes fined for not pro...→

State now requiring regular testing, timely reporting of COVID-19 cases at nursing homes

State now requiring regular testing, timely reporting of COVID-19 cases at nursing homes

(WXYZ) — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that it is now requiring "regular testing and timely and accurate reporting of c [...] Read full article: State now requiring regular testing, tim...→

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

On Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) defended his order that sent coronavirus patients into nursing homes and | Clip [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mist...→

Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Governors 'Wreaked Havoc' on Nursing Homes During Coronavirus

Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Governors 'Wreaked Havoc' on Nursing Homes During Coronavirus

Kelly Loeffler said Democrat governors' policies to put coronavirus patients in nursing homes "wreaked havoc" on nursing homes. Read full article: Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Go...→

Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved Ones Get Visitors At New Jersey Nursing Homes

Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved Ones Get Visitors At New Jersey Nursing Homes

Just in time for Father's Day, nursing homes and other long-term care centers in New Jersey are now allowing visitors, at an outdoor space. Read full article: Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved O...→

COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,200 Nursing Homes a ‘Tangled Mess’ - Times of San Diego

Throughout the pandemic, California has struggled with the critical task of tracking tens of thousands of seniors who contracted COVID-19 in nursing homes. Read full article: COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,2...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Illinois has prohibited visitors at nursing homes since mid-March to limit the spread of the virus among people who are particularly vulnerable because of thei [...] Read full article: Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois N...→

As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, rising fears of outbreaks in nursing homes

As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, rising fears of outbreaks in nursing homes

Oklahoma allowed nursing homes to reopen to visitors this week, raising alarms among some long-term care leaders and advocates. Read full article: As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, r...→

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Industry regulation and oversight have lagged, focusing on liability and licensing rather than quality of care. Read full article: Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose...→

Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities mount

Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities mount

About half of all facilities have yet to be inspected for procedures to stop the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities...→

Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes

Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes

A Michigan agency revealed on Monday that 34 percent of all coronavirus deaths in the state are linked to nursing homes. | Politics Read full article: Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deat...→

Pen pal program forges connections beyond nursing homes

Rich Vanderweit saw the loneliness of older people in the COVID-19 pandemic, and he devised a modest effort to ease their isolation. Read full article: Pen pal program forges connections beyon...→

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted [...]

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have had COVID-19 outbreaks, the News4 I-Team found the [...] Read full article: While Virginia has finally released the ...→

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

On Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) defended his order that sent coronavirus patients into nursing homes and | Clip [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mist...→

Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, Gloves And Masks From FEMA

Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, Gloves And Masks From FEMA

FEMA promised to provide two weeks’ worth of gowns, gloves, surgical masks and eye protection for 15,000 nursing homes across the county. Read full article: Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, ...→

Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Residents

Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Residents

Thousands of hapless residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are being dumped like garbage by administrators who want to replace them wi [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Res...→

Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved Ones Get Visitors At New Jersey Nursing Homes

Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved Ones Get Visitors At New Jersey Nursing Homes

Just in time for Father's Day, nursing homes and other long-term care centers in New Jersey are now allowing visitors, at an outdoor space. Read full article: Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved O...→

Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing homes for first time in months

Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing homes for first time in months

Nursing home residents in New Jersey are reuniting with their loved ones Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak began to ravage the state in M [...] Read full article: Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing h...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Illinois has prohibited visitors at nursing homes since mid-March to limit the spread of the virus among people who are particularly vulnerable because of thei [...] Read full article: Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois N...→

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey families with loved ones in nursing homes can begin seeing one another again amid the COVID-19 outbreak, state health officials said. Read full article: NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits...→

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment rushed in April and May to inspect all 232 nursing homes in the state f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursin...→

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Just who is to blame for the more than 6,000 coronavirus-linked deaths in New York nursing homes remains a touchy subject for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursi...→

Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavirus Impacted Connecticut Nursing Homes

Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavirus Impacted Connecticut Nursing Homes

Lawmakers say the study is the beginning of an investigation into the nursing home crisis in Connecticut. Read full article: Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavir...→

Nursing homes got masks that 'probably should have never gone out': Official

Nursing homes got masks that 'probably should have never gone out': Official

Officials are trying to correct errors that resulted in shipments of outdated or impractical equipment to America’s nursing homes in the midst of the COVID pan [...] Read full article: Nursing homes got masks that 'probably s...→

Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes

Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes

A Michigan agency revealed on Monday that 34 percent of all coronavirus deaths in the state are linked to nursing homes. | Politics Read full article: Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deat...→

State now requiring regular testing, timely reporting of COVID-19 cases at nursing homes

State now requiring regular testing, timely reporting of COVID-19 cases at nursing homes

(WXYZ) — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that it is now requiring "regular testing and timely and accurate reporting of c [...] Read full article: State now requiring regular testing, tim...→

Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths in besieged nursing homes

Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths in besieged nursing homes

A grim blame game with partisan overtones is breaking out over COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents, a tiny slice of the population that represents a s [...] Read full article: Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths ...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitation Restrictions at Nursing Homes Could Be Dangerous

Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitation Restrictions at Nursing Homes Could Be Dangerous

Within the next week, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has said he plans to make an announcement on allowing families to visit loved ones in senior living facilities as sa [...] Read full article: Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitatio...→

Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Governors 'Wreaked Havoc' on Nursing Homes During Coronavirus

Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Governors 'Wreaked Havoc' on Nursing Homes During Coronavirus

Kelly Loeffler said Democrat governors' policies to put coronavirus patients in nursing homes "wreaked havoc" on nursing homes. Read full article: Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Go...→

DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to quarantine Floridians, asking they avoid nursing homes

DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to quarantine Floridians, asking they avoid nursing homes

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hit back Saturday at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over a possible coronavirus quarantine for visitors, asking that he “not quarantine a [...] Read full article: DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to qu...→

COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,200 Nursing Homes a ‘Tangled Mess’ - Times of San Diego

Throughout the pandemic, California has struggled with the critical task of tracking tens of thousands of seniors who contracted COVID-19 in nursing homes. Read full article: COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,2...→

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

Nursing homes across the country are kicking out old and disabled residents and sending them to homeless shelters and rundown motels. Read full article: ‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursi...→

Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to Nursing Homes for Father's Day

Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to Nursing Homes for Father's Day

Maryland health officials have eased restrictions on nursing home visits just before Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to...→

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing homes in Illinois can now allow visitors for residents as long as the visits remain outdoors, according to new guidance released by the state. Accordin [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow ...→

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of coronavirus rose by 692 Friday pushing the state's totals over 135,000. You can visit loved ones in nursing homes but with conditions. Read full article: Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor v...→

As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, rising fears of outbreaks in nursing homes

As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, rising fears of outbreaks in nursing homes

Oklahoma allowed nursing homes to reopen to visitors this week, raising alarms among some long-term care leaders and advocates. Read full article: As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, r...→

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: NYC, state failed to fund nursing home w...→

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Industry regulation and oversight have lagged, focusing on liability and licensing rather than quality of care. Read full article: Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose...→

House coronavirus task force launches probe into nursing homes

House coronavirus task force launches probe into nursing homes

The panel is asking CMS for details about how it enforced health and safety regulations at nursing homes. Read full article: House coronavirus task force launches pr...→

Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors' Back into Nursing Homes, 'Even if they Were COVID-Positive'

Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors' Back into Nursing Homes, 'Even if they Were COVID-Positive'

On Monday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "The Story," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said that Govs. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and Gretchen | Clips Read full article: Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors'...→

Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities mount

Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities mount

About half of all facilities have yet to be inspected for procedures to stop the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities...→

Maryland nursing homes fined for not providing virus info | WTOP

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — At least two dozen Nursing homes have been fined by the state of Maryland because they failed to provide information on coronavirus cases and [...] Read full article: Maryland nursing homes fined for not pro...→

34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in Michigan came from nursing homes

34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in Michigan came from nursing homes

New numbers released from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Monday show just how deadly the coronavirus is in Michigan nursing homes. Read full article: 34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in ...→

Pen pal program forges connections beyond nursing homes

Rich Vanderweit saw the loneliness of older people in the COVID-19 pandemic, and he devised a modest effort to ease their isolation. Read full article: Pen pal program forges connections beyon...→

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted [...]

While Virginia has finally released the names of all nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have had COVID-19 outbreaks, the News4 I-Team found the [...] Read full article: While Virginia has finally released the ...→

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

'It's just plain false.' State did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients, Whitmer says

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she did not order nursing homes to take COVID-19 patients at the height of the outbreak in an interview with 7 Action News. Read full article: 'It's just plain false.' State did not o...→

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mistake' - Staffers Brought Infection into Nursing Homes

On Tuesday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) defended his order that sent coronavirus patients into nursing homes and | Clip [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Nursing Home Order 'Wasn't a Mist...→

Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitation Restrictions at Nursing Homes Could Be Dangerous

Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitation Restrictions at Nursing Homes Could Be Dangerous

Within the next week, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has said he plans to make an announcement on allowing families to visit loved ones in senior living facilities as sa [...] Read full article: Senior Advocates Worry Lifting Visitatio...→

Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, Gloves And Masks From FEMA

Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, Gloves And Masks From FEMA

FEMA promised to provide two weeks’ worth of gowns, gloves, surgical masks and eye protection for 15,000 nursing homes across the county. Read full article: Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, ...→

Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Governors 'Wreaked Havoc' on Nursing Homes During Coronavirus

Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Governors 'Wreaked Havoc' on Nursing Homes During Coronavirus

Kelly Loeffler said Democrat governors' policies to put coronavirus patients in nursing homes "wreaked havoc" on nursing homes. Read full article: Exclusive -- Kelly Loeffler: Democrat Go...→

Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Residents

Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Residents

Thousands of hapless residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are being dumped like garbage by administrators who want to replace them wi [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes Kicking Out Vulnerable Res...→

Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved Ones Get Visitors At New Jersey Nursing Homes

Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved Ones Get Visitors At New Jersey Nursing Homes

Just in time for Father's Day, nursing homes and other long-term care centers in New Jersey are now allowing visitors, at an outdoor space. Read full article: Father's Day Gift: At Long Last, Loved O...→

DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to quarantine Floridians, asking they avoid nursing homes

DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to quarantine Floridians, asking they avoid nursing homes

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hit back Saturday at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over a possible coronavirus quarantine for visitors, asking that he “not quarantine a [...] Read full article: DeSantis hits back at Cuomo's plan to qu...→

COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,200 Nursing Homes a ‘Tangled Mess’ - Times of San Diego

Throughout the pandemic, California has struggled with the critical task of tracking tens of thousands of seniors who contracted COVID-19 in nursing homes. Read full article: COVID-19 Reporting from California's 1,2...→

Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing homes for first time in months

Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing homes for first time in months

Nursing home residents in New Jersey are reuniting with their loved ones Saturday for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak began to ravage the state in M [...] Read full article: Visitors allowed at New Jersey nursing h...→

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursing Homes Evict Vulnerable Residents

Nursing homes across the country are kicking out old and disabled residents and sending them to homeless shelters and rundown motels. Read full article: ‘They Just Dumped Him Like Trash’: Nursi...→

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 COVID-19 deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Illinois long-term care facilities now stands at more than 21,000 cases. Read full article: Illinois nursing homes list shows 3,649 ...→

Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to Nursing Homes for Father's Day

Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to Nursing Homes for Father's Day

Maryland health officials have eased restrictions on nursing home visits just before Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Maryland Outlines Safe Outdoor Visits to...→

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow Outdoor Visitation

Nursing homes in Illinois can now allow visitors for residents as long as the visits remain outdoors, according to new guidance released by the state. Accordin [...] Read full article: Nursing Homes in Illinois Can Now Allow ...→

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois Nursing Homes; Appointments And Face Coverings Required

Illinois has prohibited visitors at nursing homes since mid-March to limit the spread of the virus among people who are particularly vulnerable because of thei [...] Read full article: Outdoor Visits Now Allowed At Illinois N...→

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor visitation at nursing homes allowed with conditions

Cases of coronavirus rose by 692 Friday pushing the state's totals over 135,000. You can visit loved ones in nursing homes but with conditions. Read full article: Cases of COVID-19 top 135,000; outdoor v...→

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits amid COVID-19 pandemic

New Jersey families with loved ones in nursing homes can begin seeing one another again amid the COVID-19 outbreak, state health officials said. Read full article: NJ nursing homes to allow limited visits...→

As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, rising fears of outbreaks in nursing homes

As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, rising fears of outbreaks in nursing homes

Oklahoma allowed nursing homes to reopen to visitors this week, raising alarms among some long-term care leaders and advocates. Read full article: As the coronavirus surges in Oklahoma, r...→

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursing homes spurred emergency push to inspect all of them

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment rushed in April and May to inspect all 232 nursing homes in the state f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus outbreaks at Colorado nursin...→

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: NYC, state failed to fund nursing home w...→

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursing homes ‘probably not contagious’

Just who is to blame for the more than 6,000 coronavirus-linked deaths in New York nursing homes remains a touchy subject for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Wednesda [...] Read full article: Cuomo: Coronavirus patients put in nursi...→

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Industry regulation and oversight have lagged, focusing on liability and licensing rather than quality of care. Read full article: Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose...→

Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavirus Impacted Connecticut Nursing Homes

Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavirus Impacted Connecticut Nursing Homes

Lawmakers say the study is the beginning of an investigation into the nursing home crisis in Connecticut. Read full article: Preliminary Study Outlines How Coronavir...→

House coronavirus task force launches probe into nursing homes

House coronavirus task force launches probe into nursing homes

The panel is asking CMS for details about how it enforced health and safety regulations at nursing homes. Read full article: House coronavirus task force launches pr...→

Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors' Back into Nursing Homes, 'Even if they Were COVID-Positive'

Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors' Back into Nursing Homes, 'Even if they Were COVID-Positive'

On Monday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "The Story," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) said that Govs. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) and Gretchen | Clips Read full article: Scalise: Cuomo, Whitmer 'Forced Seniors'...→

Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities mount

Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities mount

About half of all facilities have yet to be inspected for procedures to stop the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: Nursing homes go unchecked as fatalities...→

Nursing homes got masks that 'probably should have never gone out': Official

Nursing homes got masks that 'probably should have never gone out': Official

Officials are trying to correct errors that resulted in shipments of outdated or impractical equipment to America’s nursing homes in the midst of the COVID pan [...] Read full article: Nursing homes got masks that 'probably s...→

Maryland nursing homes fined for not providing virus info | WTOP

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — At least two dozen Nursing homes have been fined by the state of Maryland because they failed to provide information on coronavirus cases and [...] Read full article: Maryland nursing homes fined for not pro...→

Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes

Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Nursing Homes

A Michigan agency revealed on Monday that 34 percent of all coronavirus deaths in the state are linked to nursing homes. | Politics Read full article: Report: 34% of Michigan Coronavirus Deat...→

34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in Michigan came from nursing homes

34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in Michigan came from nursing homes

New numbers released from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Monday show just how deadly the coronavirus is in Michigan nursing homes. Read full article: 34% of COVID-19 deaths, 12% of cases in ...→

State now requiring regular testing, timely reporting of COVID-19 cases at nursing homes

State now requiring regular testing, timely reporting of COVID-19 cases at nursing homes

(WXYZ) — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that it is now requiring "regular testing and timely and accurate reporting of c [...] Read full article: State now requiring regular testing, tim...→

Pen pal program forges connections beyond nursing homes

Rich Vanderweit saw the loneliness of older people in the COVID-19 pandemic, and he devised a modest effort to ease their isolation. Read full article: Pen pal program forges connections beyon...→

Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths in besieged nursing homes

Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths in besieged nursing homes

A grim blame game with partisan overtones is breaking out over COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents, a tiny slice of the population that represents a s [...] Read full article: Grim blame game over coronavirus deaths ...→