Beds Available: Vermont’s eldercare homes hope to recover from the pandemic

Published: Mar. 31, 2021 at 2:01 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 1, 2021 at 8:04 AM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont’s long-term care homes are desperate to move past a ruinous year, and step one is to fill empty beds.

Some homes that previously had waiting lists are taking the unusual step of advertising openings, a reflection of the stress that COVID-19 has placed on the elder care sector.

Céline McArthur spoke with Seven Days’ Anne Wallace Allen and Derek Brouwer, about their story this week on the state of long-term care homes.

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