American Seniors Neglected Amidst Covid Crisis – Advocates Say

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call for advocates for the elderly, who predicted that it would reveal the nation’s inadequate care for vulnerable older adults. The death toll from the pandemic has been shocking, with reports of chaos in nursing homes and seniors suffering from isolation, depression, untreated illness, and neglect. To date, around 900,000 older adults have died of Covid-19, accounting for 3 of every 4 Americans who have perished in the …

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