Senior Care Coronavirus News Roundup for Wednesday, 4/8: Virtual Bingo and More

bingoCDC expands COVID-19 guidance for nursing homes. (CDC)

New COVID-19 relief program for seniors. (The Desert Review)

Massachusetts giving $800 million to health care providers, hospitals, nursing homes. (WCVB)

Elder care facilities are having trouble finding staff. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Essential senior care info during COVID-19. (Newsweek)

Los Angeles health official recommends the possibility of pulling seniors from care facilities. (Los Angeles Times)

Maryland forms “strike teams” to combat nursing home outbreaks. (The Washington Post)

CDC pushed to keep official tally of coronavirus cases in nursing homes. (NBC News)

Rhode Island grouping together residents with coronavirus. (WPRI)

Pennsylvania facility operating under the assumption that all residents and staff are infected. (New York Post)

Video calls replacing hugs. (Press Telegram)

104th birthday celebrated through nursing home window. (13 ABC)

Matthew McConaughey plays virtual bingo with seniors. (People)







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