Prospects for the president’s proposal are uncertain. Republicans decry its cost and argue that much of what the plan contains doesn't count as real infrastructure.
CVS, Walgreens and Consonus Pharmacy set up their first clinics in nursing homes in Oregon on Monday, marking the start of a weeks-long campaign.
Guidelines take effect next week that will allow visitors inside nursing homes and care facilities in Oregon.
For a month, residents at the Oaks of Sherwood Park in Keizer have been confined to their rooms, as a growing number of patients have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Oregon health and human services officials have imposed mandatory restrictions on residential care facilities, telling them to limit visitors and restrict social activities to try to prevent a fatal coronavirus outbreak like the one in Washington state.
Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85.
Mary Julia Klimenko thought she was prudent 20 years ago when she invested in a long-term care insurance policy, one she believed would help pay for the care she’d need as she aged.
Now she wishes she’d banked the money instead.