non-COVID excess deaths

Not Just COVID: Nursing Home Neglect Deaths Surge in Shadows

As more than 97,000 of America’s long-term care residents have died in the coronavirus pandemic, advocates for the elderly say a tandem wave of death separate from the virus has quietly claimed tens of thousands more, often because overburdened workers haven’t been able to give them the care they need. Care home watchdogs say they are being flooded with reports…