“Visit a nursing home and talk to some of the residents. They are not only moms and dads, but also retired teachers, first responders, former athletes, government employees, and soldiers, the foundation of our country’s past lives within these walls.
Older adults must be honored with the dignity they deserve.
As we reopen as a society after this pandemic, please make that commitment and visit a nursing home.
Just make sure that after you enter, the door doesn’t lock behind you. “
Gene Uzawa Dorio is an internal medicine physician who blogs on SCV medical report.
Share her story and comment on her KevinMD article “The crucible of the nursing home. “
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