Lenny White offers a barbering service for residential care homes, hospitals and nursing homes. Providing the classic barber shop experience by adding pictures, barber signs and playing music on a jukebox, giving the men a chance to socialise with one another whilst being pampered.
"I was a really strong woman, and I became like a rag doll. It has taken me a lot of work to get back to my former self, but the pain in my soul is still there."
Advocates for seniors and people with disabilities say his plan could be the most significant effort to improve nursing home quality since the 1980s.
America's nursing home industry was already in crisis. Then came the pandemic.
While New York’s governor comes under fire for sketchy data on nursing home deaths from COVID-19, New Jersey's governor wins praise for telling it straight.
An estimated 15,000 nursing home residents have died in New York as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Uneven rules and loopholes mean dangerous health situations are falling through the cracks.
The latest storm front was expected to bring more hardship to states that are unaccustomed to such frigid weather before moving into the Northeast on Thursday.
The New York governor has been accused of covering up the COVID-19 death toll at nursing homes.
The New York governor is facing accusations that he hid the state's actual COVID-19 death toll among long-term care residents for months.