Report: Number of Americans who need long-term care will double by 2065 | Wednesday Morning Coffee
By age 90, more than half of all U.S. adults require help bathing, eating, and with other activities of daily life.
The COVID-19 pandemic taught us brutal lessons in 2020. Will we heed them in 2021? | Ray E. Landis
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
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
Health Secretary Dr, Rachel Levine said she “[remains] committed to protecting the citizens of Pennsylvania, whether they agree with me or not.”
COVID-19 has exposed a crisis in our long-term care system | Ray E. Landis
This crisis has exposed the serious flaws in the way our society cares for individuals who no longer can care for themselves.
The crisis no one wants to discuss: What to do when a loved one needs long-term care | Opinion
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.