NURSING HOMES

TURNERS FALLS — If all goes as planned, the Farren Care Center will close by the end of the year, and residents will have the choice to move to a...

HOLYOKE — Despite complaints about staffing issues from workers and families in years’ past at the Soldiers’ Home, inadequate federal staffing...

State-run veterans homes, which have suffered enormously in the pandemic, fall between the regulatory cracks. The VA disclaims responsibility for...

The House passed and sent legislation to the Senate requiring nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior housing to track COVID-19 cases...

Nursing homes feel brunt of COVID-19 pandemic

5/5/20

NORTHAMPTON — A few days after Phyllis Marcinowski tested positive for COVID-19, her family gathered outside the nursing home in which she was...

After weeks of advocating for one of the most vulnerable populations in Massachusetts, with a large number of illnesses and deaths among them...

HOLYOKE — As the state Department of Public Health starts to release more data about the COVID-19 pandemic, including more detailed reports of...

AMHERST — During a normal visit to the Center for Extended Care, Helen Besko’s three daughters would comb her hair, do her nails and give her other...

HOLYOKE — A second nursing home in the city has reported that residents have tested positive for COVID-19.“We have eight residents at Mount Saint...

Audit faults state oversight of nursing homes

9/12/19

BOSTON – New audit results suggest state regulators have not properly prioritized and conducted investigations of cases of alleged mistreatment of...

WASHINGTON — More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says...



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