By LAURA ROMERO and DR. JAY BHATT, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After more than 11 months of isolation, the dining room at John Knox Village was filled with laughter and joy last week. Residents of the independent 430-bed nursing facility in a... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Georgia lawmakers are proposing a new bill that will allow families to reunite with their sick and elderly loved ones in hospitals and nursing homes during the pandemic.Across the country, hospitals and long-term... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Before the coronavirus pandemic, Marcella Goheen would visit her husband at a nursing home every day. As an essential care visitor, she would spend about 40 hours a week conducting neurotherapy and other assisted living... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif.) -- Dangerous mudslides have trapped residents and damaged 20 to 25 homes in the coastal California county of Monterey, fire officials said.Many have been rescued, but others are in... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, DR. JAY BHATT, and HALLEY FREGER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As officials push to make sure there are enough COVID-19 vaccines to inoculate the nation's vulnerable long-term care residents, many nursing homes are facing the opposite challenge: how... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout reaches residents of nursing homes across the country, long-term care advocates remain concerned that many of the nation's most vulnerable citizens -- who are living in similar, high-risk... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(DUBLIN) -- Ireland’s prime minister on Wednesday made a solemn state apology to the women and children that suffered in church-run homes for unmarried mothers and their babies, as the country confronts a landmark report documenting... Read More.
By LAURA ROMERO and MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- For many of the nation's elderly nursing home residents, the arrival Wednesday of the coronavirus vaccine represents the first glimmer of hope following a long, painful year -- but experts say significant... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(BOISE, Idaho) -- A virtual board meeting for an Idaho health district was cut short by protesters Tuesday."I just got a text from my neighbor that there are protesters at my house, so I’m... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Six people are missing and at least four houses have been destroyed after a series of landslides hit Haines, Alaska, Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.Several slides occurred during the day. The largest,... Read More.
By MATTHEW MOSK, LAURA ROMERO, and HALLEY FREGER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As coronavirus rates surge across the nation, the Trump administration issued new recommendations this week urging residents and staff of nursing homes to avoid contact with relatives during the... Read More.
By MATTHEW MOSK, SOO RIN KIM, LAURA ROMERO and HALLEY FREGER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Nursing homes across the country are bracing for a dark winter as rising coronavirus infections appear to be reversing trends that had showed an improved... Read More.