Salli Pung, Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman, Quoted in MLive's article "’I just want to hug my mom’: COVID visitation ban takes emotional toll on nursing-home residents, families"

Mon, 07/06/2020

Sally Pung, the state ombudsman for long term care, fears the isolation is literally killing people, saying she’s hearing from some of the state’s larger guardianship organizations that nursing-home deaths are up, not just from COVID-19 but because “some of the residents have just given up.” Read article here.