• National and State Reports Recommend Improvements to Long-Term Care and Caregiver Support

    7 monthes ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the deep existing flaws in the long-term care system and elevated opportunities to better support healthcare workers, improve care, and reducing disparities.
    Task forces on both a national and state scale recently released separate reports that bring to light issues of concern and potential solutions.
    On a state level, and with a first-of-its-kind examination of workforce challenges, leaders from across the Massachusetts healthcare community participated in the Caring for the Caregiver Task Force , convened by the Massachusetts Health & Hospital...
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  • By The Numbers: What We've Lost, A Year Into The COVID-19 Pandemic

    7 monthes ago - By CommonHealth Wbur

    It's been a year since Massachusetts declared a state of emergency across the commonwealth due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Calculating its brutal toll is nearly an impossible task, but there are some figures worth noting now that help express our profound losses.
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