A License for Neglect

May 20, 2020

As we all know, COVID-19 is particularly fatal to older adults with underlying conditions, and that the virus can spread faster in congregate facilities such as nursing homes. In fact, over 28,000 residents and employees have died from the coronavirus at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in the U.S., according to a New York Times database.

 

It’s tragic enough to lose a loved one to the coronavirus, knowing he/she was alone and probably afraid, but now families are learning that the