More than a third of America’s Covid-19 deaths can be traced back to nursing homes. The contributing factors are not a surprise: large numbers of people in small spaces where it is difficult to do isolation. Experts (researchers and advocates) suggest several ways to make them safer.
What needs to change?
Read more in the article by Paula Span in the New York Times: How to Improve and Protect Nursing Homes From Outbreaks
Long-term care planning attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is active in the Texas and Austin Bar Associations. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.
She assists families of people with special needs, people planning for the retirement years and people administering estates.