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The Shameful Toll of Nursing Homes

New York Times Letter to the Editor Download the New York Times September 6 Response.docx To the Editor: Re: “The Shameful Toll of Nursing Homes”, (Editorial, September 6, 2020): The tragic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the nation’s 15,000 nursing homes, including over 68,000 deaths, is well documented in ...
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Patriot Ledger Announcement

Nice write-up in the Patriot Ledger! Working for widescale nursing home reform by Sue Scheibel on September 2, 2020 ...
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COVID Made Nursing Home Caregiving A Deadly Occupation; Immigrants And Minorities Bear The Brunt

WGBH, and lead journalist Chris Burrell published a two part investigative series on the devastating impact of the coronavirus on nursing home workers. Part 1 of the series, from August 18, can be listened to, or read, at wgbh.org. We will provide a link to part 2 as soon as ...
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Dignity Alliance MA Announced!

Coalition of Disability and Senior Advocacy Organizations Forms in Response to Nursing Home Deaths Everyone deserves to live a full life with dignity. However, Covid-19 has robbed many of that right --- in just over five months more than 5,600 people have died in 379 Massachusetts nursing homes, 88% of ...
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