Posted inNursing, Seniors

Manhattan Nursing Home Staff and Food Cut Back as For-Profit Operator Moves In, Workers Say

As nursing and long-term care facilities struggle with staff and finances exacerbated by the pandemic, a longtime Manhattan nonprofit is moving to sell its 105-bed nursing home and rehabilitation center in the West Village. And the would-be buyer has already begun making changes affecting personnel and patient care, workers and a recent resident told THE […]

Posted inCoronavirus

Outside In: Mayor Orders Senior Centers Open Amid Confusion

The city’s 249 senior centers will completely reopen in two weeks and outdoor activities will resume immediately, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.  The announcement — via Twitter — came the morning after a story by THE CITY detailing criticism over de Blasio’s’s failure to unshutter the facilities, which serve as lifelines for thousands of […]