Salli Pung, Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman, Comments in Michigan Radio's: "COVID-19 exposed and deepened longstanding problems in Michigan's long-term care system"

Fri, 01/01/2021

Chronic issues in Michigan’s long-term care facilities were deepened in 2020 by the pandemic.

Public health measures often had the unintended consequence of forcing residents into isolation and loneliness. National studies show those conditions can have negative health impacts on older adults, and in some cases bring on an earlier death. Listen or read more here.