Senior Homes Refuse to Pick Up Fallen Residents, Dial 911. ‘Why Are They Calling Us?’

May 6, 2024

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(Washington Post via MSN) – Lift-assist 911 calls from assisted living and other senior homes have spiked by 30 percent nationwide in recent years to nearly 42,000 calls a year, an analysis of fire department emergency call data by The Washington Post has found. That’s nearly three times faster than the increase in overall 911 call volume during the same 2019-2022 period, the data shows. (Read More)

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