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Effects of COVID-19 on Youth Substance Abuse

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The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly caused significant harm to individuals and families across the globe. Economic problems, mental health issues, social disturbances – the list of problems that can be put at the feet of the pandemic is substantial. That’s why it would be reasonable to assume that the pandemic would also increase youth substance use – but the opposite … Read More

Confusion in Nursing Homes Over Initial COVID-19 Vaccines

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Nursing Home Vaccine for Covid-19

With the much-anticipated release of a COVID-19 vaccine this month, people across the country are eager to learn when they will be allowed to get vaccinated. Few groups are more in need of vaccination than nursing home residents. The pandemic hit nursing homes hardest of all, leading to at least 100,000 deaths. Hopefully, with adequate vaccinations, the worst of the pandemic’s … Read More

Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Inadequacies of Nursing Homes

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Covid-19 Elderly patient in nursing home neglected

Nursing home neglect in Utah and throughout the U.S. has been a problem for decades. Unfortunately, the pandemic may have made it worse. A recent article published by the Associated Press predicts that in addition to the 90,000 nursing home deaths directly attributed to COVID-19, tens of thousands more residents have likely died due to neglect during the pandemic. The fact that … Read More

How Can a Lawyer Help You with Nursing Home Abuse?

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A nursing home is a private institution offering residential accommodation along with healthcare to elderly people. Its main purpose is to provide housing for people who don’t need to be in a hospital, but cannot be cared for at home. Providing medical and physical therapy, these nursing homes tend to the needs of an elderly person. Given how there is … Read More

COVID-19 and Nursing Homes – Should Utah Be Concerned?

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Nursing Home Negligence in Utah

As our community continues to feel the effects of COVID-19, the tragic deaths of elderly patients in Utah’s nursing homes serve as an important reminder for all of us to be especially mindful of our loved ones in these care facilities.  It is also critical for all of us to ensure the nursing homes in our community are strictly adhering to … Read More