Given that those over 65 years of age are among the most at risk group of catching the Covid-19 virus, nursing homes are particularly vulnerable to facing a crisis if the virus cannot be controlled.
The objective of the $ 3,000 donation is to provide protective equipment to the 217 residents of the nursing home as well as its staff. It will also provide oximeters and other breathing equipment for the elderly that have respiratory difficulties.
The nuns of the order of the Little Sisters of the Underprivileged Seniors are in charge of managing the San Ramón Nursing Home and will supervise the project. The Board of Directors of the Association of Retirees approved this project on June 30, 2020 and funds were disbursed on July 2, 2020.