Luz Morales was working as a certified nursing assistant at RegalCare at Waterbury, a nursing home, when she fell ill with COVID-19. At home, her 70-year-old mother, Nicia, looked in on her. “I could see the concern in her soft brown eyes,” Morales recalls. “‘Como te sientes?’ she asked me. ‘Un poquito mejor,’ I answer.
Frontline long-term caregivers look back at the early days of the pandemic The New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199NE, SEIU, and the Union’s Training and Upgrade Fund are proud to present the book “Care Under COVID.” Union nursing home caregivers and home care workers will be sharing their stories from the front lines