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Group calls for home care expansion as hearings continue

Crain's New York, Aug 11, 2020 The New York Caring Majority is calling for an expansion of home care to keep seniors out of nursing homes, especially in light of the Covid-19 crisis. Members of the advocacy group testified about the need during the second round of the...

Nursing Home Visitors Are Returning After 5 Months

By Nick Reisman City of Albany PUBLISHED 4:54 PM ET Jul. 14, 2020   For 15 years, Mary Pritchard was a nursing home ombudsman in Schenectady in the early days of the program meant to protect residents in communal care. "We were not advocating for the family, we...

NYC Chapter Meeting – July 13, 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020, 1:00 PM Connection: Zoom Meeting: Telephone or Computer Telephone: Dial: 1 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 844 5895 0540 Computer: Click HERE Meeting Slides: Policy Changes That Would Alleviate Racial Health Disparities Seen During the COVID 19...

Webinar with Maria Alvarez and Ron Fatoullah

Date: July 15, 2020 Time: 1:00 PM   Maria Alvarez will be discussing important issues related to the senior population and statewide initiatives that underscore the mission and goals for the organizations she represents, Be prepared to be updated on programs,...

Time to Speak Up About Nursing Home Quality Concerns

The NYS Legislature will be holding hearings to review New York State’s rate of infection and mortality due to COVID-19 in residential health care facilities on August 10.  There will also be a hearing on hospital care during the pandemic on August 12.  More...

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