New York Repeals Nursing Home Immunity; Further Protects Seniors from Nursing Home Abuse

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that revokes nursing home liability immunity. This repeal comes after more than 15,000 residents and staff of New York State’s nursing homes, assisted living and other long-term care facilities have died of Covid-19. This legislation is a silent recognition of prior missteps taken by New York’s lawmakers. In a knee jerk reaction to the

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What exactly did Gov. Andrew Cuomo do to undermine nursing homes in New York?

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo What he did… To put it simply, Gov. Andrew Cuomo misrepresented the total number of deaths that were happening in New York area nursing homes during the early months of the pandemic.  He chose to only count the deaths that were happening to nursing home residents as general population.  In other words, if a resident of a nursing home happened

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Waco area Senior Care residents are struggling with strong winter storm

WACO,TX – The recent winter storm that has devastated many parts of Texas has been more than difficult for those that have nowhere to go. Multiple neighborhoods are still without power in Northern Texas and residents of senior care facilities in particular are struggling to keep warm. If anyone has extra blankets, hand warmers, portable space heaters, flashlights, or batteries and are able to safely

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