Biden: Address the horrific situation in nursing homes
President Joe Biden said he believes the U.S. needs to face this pandemic as one country. It’s encouraging to hear — and we need to ensure the most vulnerable seniors take priority NOW.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the chronic, ongoing problems that have plagued nursing homes for decades, including staffing shortages, poor infection control, transparency, and accountability. Following the COVID-related deaths of more than 182,000 nursing home rand other long-term care facility residents and staff, in now is the time to address these failings that jeopardize the health and safety of nursing home residents. Seniors deserve better.
Tell President Biden: Address the horrific situation in nursing homes
- President Joseph 'Joe' R. Biden