‘She was a pistol’: Natalie Caplan, 96, a St. Patrick’s Manor resident, succumbs after contracting coronavirus

Published in The MetroWest Daily News on May 1, 2020. By Jeannette Hinkle, The MetroWest Daily News. Photo: Courtesy FRAMINGHAM – Natalie Caplan was a pistol. A driven, persistent woman who knew what she liked and what she didn’t. “She was a lot a bit of a diva,” said her daughter, Debra. Natalie got her […]

When it comes to the coronavirus, nursing home secrecy frustrates family members

Published in The MetroWest Daily News on May 22, 2020. By Jeannette Hinkle and Trevor Ballantyne, The MetroWest Daily News. Photo: Susan Kenney via AP. Each week, the state Department of Public Health releases information showing which nursing homes have coronavirus outbreaks. The data the state releases is limited, showing only the general ranges of […]