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Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Centers Must Reopen For Mental Health Sake

For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to visitors. Now, it’s time for them to open back up and relieve residents of crushing isolation.

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Beverly Tucker helps residents in nursing homes, assisted living and other facilities complete mail-in or absentee ballots. 
Her rolling tote bag is packed with face masks, cleaning wipes, hand sanitizer and ballots for residents who can't get to the polls. “The equipment is clearly different this year,” Tucker says. “But I’m doing whatever is possible to help people vote.” (Aneri Pattani)

Despite COVID Concerns, Teams Venture Into Nursing Homes To Get Out the Vote

Each time Beverly Tucker visited a nursing home or long-term care facility this fall, she brought along a rolling tote bag packed with supplies from the Durham County Board of Elections.

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Nursing Home Visits Resume As Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

States across the country are beginning to roll back heart-wrenching policies instituted when the coronavirus pandemic began and allow in-person visits at nursing homes and assisted living centers, offering relief to frustrated families.

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Coronavirus Testing Remains Wildly Inconsistent In Long Term Care

Mary Lanham’s assisted living complex in Florida tested all residents for COVID-19, once in March and again in April, even though no one showed symptoms.

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Assisted Living: Should You Bring Mom Home?

Most retirement complexes and long-term care facilities are excluding visitors. Older adults are asked to stay in their rooms and are alone for most of the day.

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Assisted Living Demand Is Up As Baby Boomers Age

The reason that assisted living is an attractive option is because you often have meals provided, along with things like activities, programs and common areas, and you don’t have to be responsible for cleaning and provisions.

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