Beyond COVID-19: Changes in Long-term Care

July 2021

Article posted from National Center on Elder Abuse


“To date, almost 660,000 nursing home residents in the U.S. have contracted COVID-19 and more than 133,000 have died of the virus and/or related complications. The number of casualties remains unprecedented and astounding. Yet, the full impact of the disease on surviving residents is still unknown. For much of the past year, beyond the bare numbers reported by long-term care facilities to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), little was revealed about the lived experiences of facility residents.”

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