- Sep 19, 2020
The “extremely high death rate” in UK care homes for the elderly will go down as the greatest national failure of the coronavirus crisis, a Catholic bioethics institute said.
Life goes on for elderly residents at St. Dominic Village in Houston even amid the current pandemic.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia Archdiocese’s outreach workers are redoubling efforts to deliver food, services and reassurance to area seniors.
Local churches and individuals must do more to help and to protect the elderly from loneliness and infection during the coronavirus pandemic, a Vatican office said.
With the elderly notably representing the largest demographic of lives claimed by the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Vatican’s top official on life issues has warned against selective care practices that prioritize young patients over those who are older.
Doris Hollis, a resident of Caritas House Assisted Living, celebrated her 94th birthday March 27. Her family brought a cake and a homemade banner for the special occasion, but there were no hugs.