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Midwest storms force nursing home evacuations

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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.

Mother Nature pummels New York City area yet again, forcing nursing home evacuations

Mother Nature pummels New York City area yet again, forcing nursing home evacuations

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The residents of four New York City-area adult health care facilities, who were not evacuated for Hurricane Sandy, were forced to move Tuesday before a new storm hit the area Wednesday. State and city health officials said three nursing homes and an adult care center in the Rockaways coastal section were being emptied of staff members and more than 600 residents before the nor'easter hit.

For East Coast nursing homes, things are heating up

For East Coast nursing homes, things are heating up

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For all the complaining about Chicago winters (which you are only allowed to do if you are a native), what generally gets missed is how lovely the summers here are compared to my home state of Virginia.