Residents at nursing homes across the state have been cut off from family and friends for weeks now to preserve their health, but in one Brighton, IL nursing home, the residents are still receiving visits, just not the usual kind. A woman named Karen, whose dad was a resident in the facility and passed away several years ago, still comes to visit residents. Even though visits have been temporarily canceled, she made sure to stop by all the outside windows to say hi. Courtney Driver, Activities Director at Robing’s Manor, who shared the heartwarming story, says “The residents were so excited to see her!” She says the residents have been missing their visits and the ones who realize what is going on are scared. Karen’s visit made a big difference to them,” Courtney said. “It was great to see the residents’ smiles.”

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