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They have masks and gloves, there’s more testing capacity: What nursing homes really need is more help, advocates say

Beth Kallmyer, vice president of Care and Support for the Alzheimer′s Association, a national advocacy group, said she’s frustrated that 10 months into the pandemic, she′s having some of the same conversations she had at the start. “We know a whole lot more now than we did in March, but we′re still talking about” lack of adequate protection in nursing homes, Kallmyer said. “I find it really, really hard to understand why the senior and elderly population in this country can’t be prioritized.”