A Bronx Nursing Home in the Age of COVID-19 - Define American

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In this original short video, we go inside a Bronx-based nursing home in New York City, the hardest-hit region by the novel coronavirus in the United States in spring 2020, and hear firsthand how this crisis has affected the senior residents and workers physically, mentally and emotionally. Did you know that in nursing homes, nearly one in four workers who directly care for patients and nearly one in three housekeeping and maintenance workers are immigrants? With this project, Define American hopes to honor the hard work of the nursing home staff from all backgrounds, fighting COVID-19. Special thanks to the Division of Geriatrics at Montefiore Medical Center and the Staff of Kings Harbor Multi-care Center.