Thousands of Seniors in Florida Nursing Homes Stay Put During Storm

Many seniors are staying put in nursing homes in Florida.   A study concluded that nursing home residents who are moved during a storm are twice as likely to die if moved than if they were able to stay put.   For many, staying in the nursing home is the best option and the homes make preparations days in advance.   Here is a link to a CNN story from Florida.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/07/health/hurricane-irma-florida-seniors-nursing-homes-profile/index.html

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gny53

I have been a senior advocate for most of my career. I was Executive Director of the New York StateWide Senior Action Council and the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans. In 2007-2010 I was the Director of the New York State Office for the Aging

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