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By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue
Nursing homes across the country are facing a desperate situation during the coronavirus pandemic. In 17 states, more than half of reported COVID-19 deaths have been at these facilities. Chronic staffing shortages, made worse by the virus, and inadequate infection…
By Lisa Desjardins
More than 3,600 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are believed to be linked to nursing homes and assisted living centers. The number is only an estimate -- likely an undercount -- because the federal government has not released details of…
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
Many of us are facing difficult decisions about whether someone we know should stay in an assisted living facility or be taken out due to the coronavirus crisis.
By Lori Frank, Dr. Sharon Inouye, Dr. Gary Epstein-Lubow, Robyn Stone, Dr. Lewis Lipsitz, Next Avenue
Looking at the rising numbers of older citizens who will need care, and the shrinking numbers of younger people available to care for them, it has been clear for a long time that we are heading toward a serious shortage…
By Philip Moeller
Investigation Finds Pattern of Problems for Elder Care in Assisted Living…
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