nursing homes

Nursing home visits may resume in some locations
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Megan Lynch
June 16, 2020 - 11:48 am
Missouri is allowing outdoor and open-window visits at some long-term care facilties under certain conditions.
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Senators listen as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks remotely during a virtual Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)
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May 12, 2020 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert issued a blunt warning Tuesday that cities and states could “turn back the clock” and see more COVID-19 deaths and economic damage alike if they lift coronavirus stay-at-home orders too fast -- a sharp contrast as President...
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Elderly woman in nursing home, wrinkled hand with clearly visible veins holding walking quad cane
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Megan Lynch
May 06, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Measure allowing cameras in the rooms of long-term care residents advances in the Missouri Senate.
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COVID sparks new interest in videotaping of nursing home care
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Megan Lynch
April 29, 2020 - 8:45 am
The idea of having videocameras in nursing home rooms appears to be getting fresh interest with many facilities on lockdown due to COVID-19.
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Megan Lynch
April 28, 2020 - 9:19 am
Missouri long-term care facilities have not been required to report cases of coronavirus to residents and their families, but one advocacy group says new federal rules will change that.
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Brian Kelly
March 12, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Illinois election officials prepare for primary as coronavirus fears rise.
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A man wearing a mask and goggles rides his bike out of the parking lot at the Life Care Center is shown in Kirkland, Wash., near Seattle, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The facility has been tied to several confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Associated Press
March 03, 2020 - 7:10 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Tensions over how to contain the coronavirus escalated Tuesday in the United States as the death toll climbed to nine and lawmakers expressed doubts about the government's ability to ramp up testing fast enough to deal with the crisis. All of the deaths have occurred in Washington...
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Concept for an elderly senior couple living in a nursing home or an assisted living facility. People growing old and aged is an ongoing issue. You can see a walker and a wheelchair.
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Megan Lynch
April 12, 2018 - 10:00 am
Jefferson City, MO (KMOX) - Residents of Missouri nursing homes and veterans homes would be able to install so-called "Granny Cams" under legislation passed this week by a House committee. Families would be required to pay for equipment, installation and operation. Roommates would have to sign...
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Concept for an elderly senior couple living in a nursing home or an assisted living facility. People growing old and aged is an ongoing issue. You can see a walker and a wheelchair.
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Megan Lynch
April 02, 2018 - 6:30 am
If an elderly person is sexually assaulted while living in a Missouri nursing home, you would assume it would be reported to police.
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Concept for an elderly senior couple living in a nursing home or an assisted living facility. People growing old and aged is an ongoing issue. You can see a walker and a wheelchair.
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Megan Lynch
March 26, 2018 - 6:00 am
Jefferson City, MO (KMOX) - Nursing home staff might come under the watchful eye of video cameras under a measure set for discussion in a Missouri House committee this week. Legislation allowing long-term care residents and their families to install so-called "granny cams" has been introduced in...
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