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VA nursing homes to stop visitations, new admissions amid coronavirus, except in special cases

Amid the threat of coronavirus, the Department of Veterans Affairs said it would stop visitations and new admissions at its 134 nursing homes to protect two of its most susceptible patient populations: nursing home residents and spinal-cord injury patients. “While the COVID-19 risk to average Americans remains low, these commonsense measures will help protect some… Read More »

Residential Facilities, Assisted Living, and Nursing Homes

At some point, support from family, friends, and local programs may not be enough. People who require help full-time might move to a residential facility that provides many or all of the long-term care services they need. Facility-based long-term care services include: board and care homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and continuing care retirement… Read More »

New York Identifies Hospitals and Nursing Homes With Deadly Fungus

Nearly 35,000 people in the United States are dying each year from drug-resistant infections, public health officials said on Wednesday, an alarming problem that New York state underscored by revealing that it had found one particularly new and virulent fungus in 64 hospitals and 103 nursing homes. The numbers show just how widespread drug resistant… Read More »

Here Are the Celebrity Homes Affected by the Massive California Wildfires

The sprawling California wildfire, now being dubbed ‘the Woolsey fire,’ has reached Malibu, Calabasas, and Agoura, and forced many to evacuate the area. Here are the celebrity homes and famous residences that have been affected by the fire so far: The Bachelor Mansion Entertainment Tonight reports that the mansion used to film the TV series… Read More »