Louisiana: 12 Elderly Residents Die Due to Nursing Home Negligence During Ida

By Sarah Ahmed Twelve residents of senior-living apartment complexes and nursing homes in New Orleans have died following Hurricane Ida evacuations due to gross negligence from the private businesses and non-profits that own these facilities. The failure of the capitalist state to properly manage evacuations and protect the elderly and medically vulnerable during the storm is another factor in the deaths. Last weekend, nearly a … Continue reading Louisiana: 12 Elderly Residents Die Due to Nursing Home Negligence During Ida

40% of COVID-19 Pandemic Deaths in the US Occur In Nursing Homes

By Peter Cherry Based on data gathered by the New York Times, at least 40% of all Coronavirus related deaths in the US have been at nursing homes, targeting the elderly population as well as the low-wage workers who service the facilities. At least 54,000 of the over 125,500 confirmed Coronavirus deaths in the U.S. are residents or workers at these facilities that serve seniors, … Continue reading 40% of COVID-19 Pandemic Deaths in the US Occur In Nursing Homes