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Gene Dorio | The Nursing Home Crucible

Harriet broke her hip and needed surgery. Post-operatively, the hospital was swift to push her out the door, while Medicare controlled the financial strings. Instead of going home, she went to a nursing home.    During the pandemic, she never saw her family in person, then contracted COVID-19 … and died alone.  For more than 30 years, I have visited patients in nursing homes, and