Texans Voting On 8 Constitutional Amendments TuesdayProposed amendments include preserving access to loved ones in nursing homes, and another barring state agencies or local governments from issuing orders that prohibit or limit religious gatherings.
Federal Officials Say Most Indoor Nursing Home Visits Can ResumeFederal officials have issued revised guidelines for nursing homes, saying people should now be allowed to visit residents indoors in most cases.
1st Round Of COVID-19 Vaccinations By CVS Health Completed At Texas Skilled-Nursing FacilitiesCVS Health has administered the first round of COVID-19 vaccine doses to nearly 8,000 skilled nursing facilities in Texas and across the country.
Kindness Warriors Sending Pajamas To Plano Nursing Home Residents For ChristmasThe Kindness Warriors decided since no visitors are allowed into the senior living facilities this year, they would make sure every resident would get a gift of new pajamas.
Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Centers Will Be Among First To Get COVID VaccinesRoughly 3 million Americans living in long-term care facilities have carried a disproportionate burden in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas Nursing Homes Still Don't Have Enough PPE To Keep Residents Safe From CoronavirusA new report from the consumer advocate group, TexPIRG, said since June, the shortages “have actually become much worse.”
North Texas Nursing Home Faces Challenges After Visitors Allowed InsideThe quick turnaround of just one week offered by the governor for allowing visitors has placed many North Texas facilities in a scramble.
How Coronavirus Ravaged America's Nursing Homes: 'We've Gone From Long Term Care To Carnage In Five Months'Nursing homes all over the country were ravaged by COVID-19. AARP's Elaine M. Ryan shares her thoughts on the failures in care that occurred for seniors and the future of nursing homes.
Texas' Relaxed Nursing Home Guidelines Still Don't Make It Easy To Visit Loved Ones During PandemicThe state's new guidelines require facilities to have had no new COVID-19 cases for two weeks before there can be visitors.
Texas To Allow Limited Visitation At Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care FacilitiesThe Texas Health and Human Services Commission announced Thursday that it will allow limited visitation at nursing homes and long-term facilities with strict guidelines.
North Texas Nurse Paints Windows At Nursing Homes To Spread Cheer During Pandemic“The best part is when we see the residents on the inside while we're working and wave, they blow kisses,” said Peggy Needler.
As Nursing Homes Account For 40% Of Coronavirus Deaths, Victims' Families Blame Lack Of PPEWhen FEMA sent 15,000 nursing homes PPE earlier this month, staff at some of them said the supplies were ‘unusable’.
Nursing Homes Receive 'Unusable' Gowns, Gloves And Masks From FEMAFEMA promised to provide two weeks’ worth of gowns, gloves, surgical masks and eye protection for 15,000 nursing homes across the county.
Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With FamiliesNursing homes in Texas are set to receive millions to purchase technology to connect residents with their families as visitations continue to be restricted.
Governor Abbott, Texas National Guard Launch Disinfection Mission For Nursing FacilitiesGovernor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas National Guard has activated Facilities Disinfection Teams to support Texans in nursing homes and to help limit the spread of COVID-19.