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Editorial: Protect Nursing Home Residents

As more facilities in Western New York are bought by out-of-town owners, declining patient care is liable to follow. It’s a trend that cannot be allowed to continue.

Woman Was Outside Nursing Home 8 Hours Before Dying in Cold

A nursing home resident with dementia and a history of wandering off was outside in temperatures hovering around zero for about eight hours before staff members noticed she was missing and found her dead from hypothermia, a state investigation found.

Nursing Home Administrator Arrested in Neglect of Elderly

A facility administrator at the Good Samaritan Retirement Home was arrested Tuesday after he failed to notify a nurse of a resident’s declining health, according to a Williston Police Department news release.