long-term-care

COMMENTARY

Report: Number of Americans who need long-term care will double by 2065 | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 30, 2021

By age 90, more than half of all U.S. adults require help bathing, eating, and with other activities of daily life.

COMMENTARY

The COVID-19 pandemic taught us brutal lessons in 2020. Will we heed them in 2021? | Ray E. Landis

BY: - December 30, 2020

The question for the future will be whether the people who died of COVID-19, and the families who suffered, will be written off as a tragic consequence of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, or whether their sacrifice can lead to a better system.

Following criticism, state officials are ‘rewriting’ regulation on long-term care homes

BY: - June 1, 2020

State Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said her agency has implemented recommendations from the Auditor General’s office and are “in the process of rewriting regulation based on a report from the Nursing Home Task Force.” 

Amid calls for her dismissal, Health Secretary Levine says Pa. is evolving its strategies to fight COVID-19

BY: - May 19, 2020

Health Secretary Dr, Rachel Levine said she “[remains] committed to protecting the citizens of Pennsylvania, whether they agree with me or not.”

COMMENTARY

COVID-19 has exposed a crisis in our long-term care system | Ray E. Landis

BY: - April 11, 2020

This crisis has exposed the serious flaws in the way our society cares for individuals who no longer can care for themselves.

COMMENTARY

The crisis no one wants to discuss: What to do when a loved one needs long-term care | Opinion

BY: - January 7, 2020

It's never easy to learn that a loved one has serious health issues. But having an idea of options once the shock dissipates can ease the burden.