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Rhode Island State Ombudsman, Kathy Heren, Interviewed on Loneliness and Isolation in Long-Term Care Facilities

September 07, 2023

Kathy discusses how declining health resulting in being forced to relocate to a nursing facility can be traumatic and result in feelings of loneliness and isolation, especially when the individual has never lived in a conjugated setting before.

New Jersey State Ombudsman, Laurie Brewer, Interviewed on a Nursing Home Closing

September 02, 2023

New Jersey State Ombudsman, Laurie Brewer, spoke to Planet Princeton on an abrupt nursing home closure in Princeton, New Jersey.

Hawaii State Ombudsman, John McDermott, Interviewed on Staffing Shortages in Long-Term Care Facilities

August 25, 2023

Hawaii State Ombudsman, John McDermott, was interviewed by the Honolulu Civil Beat on staffing shortages in long-term care facilities. Federal funding that helped bring travel nurses to Hawaii from the mainland is no longer available, said McDermott. He also said that the problem is worse on smaller islands that have fewer resources.

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