Covid Forces Families to Rethink Nursing Home Care

By Reed Abelson, Published in the New York Times Even with vaccines, many older people and their relatives are weighing how to manage at-home care for those who can no longer live independently. At 86, Diane Nixon, living in an apartment at the back of a daughter’s house, no longer drives and has trouble getting around. When her health worsened last year before the coronavirus pandemic, she and all four of her daughters talked about whether a nursing home would be the next step. She worried that she had become a burden to her children. “She was very adamant about Continue Reading