Love for mom goes the distance

SAFE AND SOUND—Sage Mountain resident Ellen Young visits with her family on Mother's Day from behind the safety of her apartment window in Thousand Oaks. Courtesy photoCoronavirus has hit the elderly especially hard, with about half of Los Angeles County’s 1,900 COVID deaths reportedly coming from nursing homes. Operators of the homes are trying to keep senior residents protected from outside contact at all costs, but human contact and the benefit that it brings is important, too.

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