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Minnesota Ombudsman Cheryl Hennen Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine and Visitation Complaints

January 14, 2021

Minnesota State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Cheryl Hennen was quoted in an article discussing visitation restrictions leaving residents feeling as though they were in prison. Hennen also discussed the hope that with the COVID-19 vaccine, there is a chance for revision of these visitation restrictions.

Older Americans Month 2021: Communities of Strength

December 18, 2020

ACL announced that the theme of Older Americans Month (OAM) 2021 is Communities of Strength.

Lori Walsh and Kim Shetler quoted discussing the rights of Pennsylvania NH residents and resources available to them

December 14, 2020

Lori Walsh, program manager at CARIE, and Kim Shetler, Ombudsman Specialist, discuss the rights of Nursing Home residents, the impact of COVID-19 on these rights, and what resources are available to residents.

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