Policy brief calls for ‘tangible action’ to protect older Americans from COVID-19

The American Geriatrics Society, or AGS, recently issued a policy brief to urge the federal government to take action to protect some of the most vulnerable Americans against COVID-19 — patients in nursing homes.Numerous reports have shown the devastating impact of the pandemic on the elderly. The New Jersey state attorney general is currently investigating a Sussex County nursing home where 17 bodies were recently found in a makeshift holding area, thought to be linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, northjersey.com reported. As of April 20, 682 of Pennsylvania’s 1,204 COVID-19 deathsRead More

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