Natural Disaster

Bill prioritizes healthcare facilities for power restoration following a disaster

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Long-term care facilities and hospitals would be made a priority for power restoration after a major disaster or emergency, under a new bill introduced in the House this week.

After natural disasters: coping with resident and staff emotions

After natural disasters: coping with resident and staff emotions

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The Northeast just experienced an earthquake and a hurricane all in one week. The storm may have subsided, but it's likely residents and staff will still be facing a whirlwind of emotions. And it's likely that, sooner or later, you will have to deal with a natural disaster or other calamity. Here are some tips on how to handle such situations.