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Connecting with senior citizens during a time of social isolation on Coast Live

Posted at 11:05 AM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 11:05:31-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Whether living in a nursing facility or still independent in their own homes or in a designated independent senior living community, seniors are faced with a increased risk of feeling isolated or even being mistreated by nursing home facilities during the Covid-19 pandemic. Long term care ombudsman and patient advocate Willie Alston shares some ways that families can ensure their loved ones are feeling connected and being properly cared for during this unusual time.

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