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Listed below are the last 100 news headlines posted to The Network of Care for Seniors & People with Disabilities. You can also use the search box to find archived news headlines by keyword.

Yale study of Connecticut nursing homes residents shows almost 30% tested positive for coronavirus
Hartford Courant
8/13/2020

Nursing homes dispute number of virus cases from state
Meadville Tribune
8/13/2020

Feel Good Meals opens opportunity for individuals with disabilities
Times West Virginian
8/13/2020

Lexington reports 80 new COVID-19 cases. Nursing home has 19th death.
Lexington Herald-Leader
8/13/2020

'Nursing Home Hellos from the Heart' arrive at Foltsbrook
The Times Telegram
8/13/2020

Nursing homes report increase, decrease in virus cases
Meadville Tribune
8/12/2020

Monroeville nursing home reports 47 covid-19 cases, after reporting zero last week
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
8/12/2020

I’m 77, lonely and sneaking out to see friends
The Daily Record
8/12/2020

NJ receives $6.9M from HUD to assist people living with disabilities
NJBIZ
8/12/2020

Report: Nursing homes see 'alarming' spike in COVID-19 cases
Albany Herald
8/12/2020

Updated: Lexington reports 62 new COVID-19 cases, new death in a nursing home
Lexington Herald-Leader
8/12/2020

A persistent New Jersey advocate helped get personal protective equipment for himself and others with disabilities
Philadelphia Inquirer
8/12/2020

Lamont’s new mask policy to control spread of coronavirus may violate Americans with Disabilities Act
Hartford Courant
8/12/2020

Area nursing homes are maintaining PPE as shortages continue
Norwalk Reflector
8/11/2020

13 dead at nursing home
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
8/11/2020

Five nursing home residents die of COVID-19
The State Journal-Register
8/11/2020

Workers at 18 metro Detroit nursing homes plan to strike
Detroit Free Press
8/11/2020

VOLUNTEER OF THE WEEK -- Littleton Disability Commission member Erich Manser
Wicked Local Northwest
8/11/2020

Coronavirus transmission slows at some Sonoma County nursing homes, although more deaths occur
The Press Democrat
8/10/2020

Why did they die? Questions that need to be answered as the state continues probing coronavirus nursing home fatalities
The New York Daily News
8/10/2020

New practice for Medicare patients opens in South Park
Dayton Daily News
8/10/2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Staff, residents test positive at Springfield nursing home
Springfield News-Sun
8/10/2020

R.I. day program for 100+ people with developmental disabilities to close
Providence Journal
8/10/2020

Over 1,000 cases of COVID reported at Idaho nursing homes. 'More needs to be done'
Idaho Statesman
8/9/2020

Mountain Health Network Hospitals receive achievement awards
The Ironton Tribune
8/9/2020

COVID-19 Updates: Virden nursing home rolls out 'Caregiver's Pledge'; races will go on virtually
The State Journal-Register
8/9/2020

Massachusetts nursing homes still face PPE issues as coronavirus creeps back
Boston Herald
8/9/2020

Former housing authority employee alleges discrimination
News-Topic
8/9/2020

8 more people died of COVID-19 in Lancaster County nursing homes: coroner
Intelligencer Journal
8/8/2020

Week In Review: No school sports until January, Ross nursing home coronavirus cases spike, Rib Fest canceled, offensive name removed from park
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
8/8/2020

Building of Faith: Deaf ministry grows into permanent church
Messenger-Inquirer
8/8/2020

Water skiing program provides wondrous opportunities for people with disabilities
Telegram & Gazette
8/8/2020

Nursing home deaths in Lancaster County were a failure of government
Intelligencer Journal
8/7/2020

Princeton nursing home doctor afflicted with COVID-19 now on ventilator
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
8/7/2020

Cayuga County organization receives $50K for disability services
The Citizen
8/7/2020

State to allow limited reopening of nursing homes to visitors
Austin American-Statesman
8/7/2020

Ivey allocates $100 million in pandemic relief funds to nursing homes, hospitals
Montgomery Advertiser
8/7/2020

Continuing to guarantee the rights of the disabled
Lewiston Morning Tribune
8/7/2020

Community Healthcare System wins awards for stroke care
Times
8/7/2020

Coronavirus death toll in Sonoma County extends to fourth nursing home
The Press Democrat
8/6/2020

Lane Regional sells land for nursing home
The Advocate
8/6/2020

Pitt to launch study of medical marijuana use to ease pain in sickle cell patients
Tribune-Review
8/6/2020

COVID-19 cluster identified in College Hill nursing home, Sedgwick County announces
Wichita Eagle
8/6/2020

Coronavirus: Families excited to reunite as nursing home restrictions are lifted
Springfield News-Sun
8/5/2020

3 Maine nursing homes getting new COVID-19 test machines, but the tests have limits
Bangor Daily News
8/5/2020

LIFE of Mississippi helps individuals with disabilities be independent
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
8/5/2020

Adaptive recreational program counts Vernon, Lake Country among stops
Vernon Morning Star
8/5/2020

Nursing homes strive to keep residents safe
The Jamestown Sun
8/5/2020

Lack of PPE, universal testing cited as reasons why four county nursing homes lost nearly 25% of their patients
Intelligencer Journal
8/4/2020

State health chief faces scrutiny over nursing home deaths
The Daily Star
8/4/2020

Naomi Ishisaka: 30 years after the ADA, disability justice activists are rethinking what true equity looks like
Seattle Times
8/4/2020

Lawsuit: Disability group teamed up with Muskegon to allow inaccessible businesses
Detroit Free Press
8/4/2020

DeSantis says state will get creative to allow family visits at nursing homes
South Florida Sun Sentinel
8/4/2020

Tazewell County tops 100 virus cases with more hospitalizations, Princeton nursing home releases statement regarding recent hospitalizations
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
8/4/2020

Coalition works to expand payments for Illinois residents with disabilities, who have been hit hard by COVID-19
Chicago Tribune
8/4/2020

Nearly a quarter of residents at these four Lancaster nursing homes have died from COVID-19
Intelligencer Journal
8/3/2020

Nursing home worker tests positive for coronavirus
The Newton Kansan
8/3/2020

Goodwill NYNJ launches first outlet and warehouse facility in northern NJ
NJBIZ
8/3/2020

Naomi Ishisaka: The Americans with Disabilities Act took us a long way toward equity. Here's how to go the distance.
Seattle Times
8/3/2020

Put cameras in nursing homes, Lexington Co. councilman says after his mom was injured
State
8/3/2020

What can be done to stop COVID-19 from ravaging skilled nursing homes in Sonoma County?
The Press Democrat
8/2/2020

Families struggle with nursing home visitation restrictions
Leader-Telegram
8/2/2020

Viewpoints: Pandemic puts our committment to ADA to test
The Daily Herald
8/2/2020

Protesters call for release of inmates at risk of COVID at Fort Worth federal prison
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
8/2/2020

3 more people died of COVID-19 in Lancaster County nursing homes: coroner
Intelligencer Journal
8/1/2020

COVID what's next: Pennsylvania nursing homes in midst of second wave of COVID-19
Beaver County Times
8/1/2020

'Keeping people safe': Demand for caregivers jumps during pandemic
Tribune-Democrat
8/1/2020

Albany Commission gets involved in $1 million building renovation project
Albany Herald
8/1/2020

Nursing home worker tests positive COVID-19
The Newton Kansan
7/31/2020

E'town nursing home worker tests positive for COVID-19
Press-Republican
7/31/2020

Legislation pitched to reduce VA disability claim backlog
Times Record
7/31/2020

Nursing home employees postpone strike after governor’s intervention
Providence Journal
7/31/2020

Family sues Visalia nursing home after 87-year-old man dies from COVID-19
The Fresno Bee
7/30/2020

Preventing another wave of nursing homes deaths
Observer-Dispatch
7/30/2020

Pennhurst: Its history of horror and hope for its future
Intelligencer Journal
7/30/2020

Arc graduates second culinary class
News Herald
7/30/2020

Four more individuals test positive for COVID-19 at Princeton nursing home, seven others being monitored after displaying symptoms of the virus
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
7/30/2020

Coronavirus updates: Cal Poly sports postponed due to COVID-19; nursing home outbreak
Tribune
7/30/2020

Spencer-East Brookfield school system settles federal case
Telegram & Gazette
7/30/2020

After 2,557 COVID deaths in long-term care, Florida fills vacant nursing home watchdog job
Miami Herald
7/29/2020

Initial test of Pa. nursing homes for COVID-19 done, more to come
Times Leader
7/29/2020

Disability Action Center keeps up some fundraising streams
Times West Virginian
7/29/2020

Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19
Abbotsford News
7/29/2020

Maryland plans to stop paying for coronavirus testing for nursing home staff after Aug. 15
Baltimore Sun
7/29/2020

With universal testing completed, Beaver County sees more COVID in nursing homes
Beaver County Times
7/29/2020

Texans with disabilities sue to challenge mail-in ballot process
Austin American-Statesman
7/29/2020

Nursing home resident describes constant fear of COVID-19, isolation from family and beloved dog
Patriot-News
7/28/2020

Over 750 residents in Tarrant nursing homes, assisted living facilities have had COVID
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
7/28/2020

City could partner with New Mexico Family Services for meals programs
Las Cruces Sun-News
7/28/2020

Spencer: Cast actors with disabilities CELEBRITIES Tribune news services
Capital
7/28/2020

What went wrong with nursing homes and COVID?
Daily Messenger
7/28/2020

Pa. nursing homes meet testing deadline, but it remains unclear when people can visit their loved ones again
Patriot-News
7/28/2020

Alternative Baseball, a program for people with disabilities, coming to Meridian
Meridian Star
7/28/2020

Outpouring of support for ultrarunner after rare cancer diagnosis
Arizona Daily Sun
7/28/2020

EDITORIAL: State must resolve nursing home complaints as publicly as laws allow
Buffalo News
7/27/2020

Nursing home operator using Lower Burrell site to care for covid-19 positive patients
Valley News-Dispatch
7/27/2020

Disability access still lacking in Billings on 30-year anniversary of ADA
Billings Gazette
7/27/2020

Sailing nonprofit honors 30 years of ADA Group that makes boating accessible celebrates law
Capital
7/27/2020

Azle nursing home resident who died of COVID 'deserved more respect,' daughter says
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
7/27/2020

Blind voters, disability rights groups sue Texas over inaccessible mail-in ballot system
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
7/27/2020