"Out of the bad we shall find good." That sounds kind of biblical, doesn't it? But I didn't hear it while sitting in a pew on a Sunday. It came from a resolute skilled nursing manager I was talking with a while back.
Several long-term care facilities across Oklahoma and Nebraska were damaged by flash floods after severe weather and high winds tore through the nation's midsection last weekend, forcing resident evacuations.
As major storm systems swept across Illinois and Michigan late last week, at least two nursing homes staged evacuations amid major flooding, reinforcing the need once again for all long-term care facilities to have emergency preparedness plans.
Nursing home residents were being evacuated last week in parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland as heavy rains wrecked havoc on the banks of the Susquehanna River.