From The Ellsworth American

DEER ISLE  A year into the pandemic, many of us are still grappling with the ways life has changed. Perhaps one of the most affected environments is that of nursing homes, where residents have had to remain socially distanced from their neighbors and peers and, at times, have been unable to visit with family members.

This has called for staff to get creative and come up with ways to lift the spirits of their residents, all while hope glimmers in the distance: continued vaccinations and the possibility that restrictions may ease to allow for more gatherings with loved ones.  Read More