“I’m trapped. I’m locked down. And I feel like I’m in prison.”

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating time for nursing home residents and their loved ones. To better understand life in long-term care settings during the pandemic, LTCCC spoke to residents, family members, and advocates from across the United States.

These are their stories.

Click the boxes below for soundbites and interviews from LTCCC’s Oral History of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes.

Learn more about this project.

“I’m trapped. I’m locked down. And I feel like I’m in Prison.”

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a devastating time for nursing home residents and their loved ones. To better understand life in long-term care settings during the pandemic, LTCCC spoke to residents, family members, and advocates from across the United States.

These are their stories.

Click the boxes below for soundbites and interviews from LTCCC’s Oral History of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes.
Learn more about this project.

Residents

Family Members

Advocates, Legislators, and Ombudsmen

Interviews recorded April through August of 2021. Views and opinions expressed in interviews do not reflect those of LTCCC.