health mind and body

Gurwin residents protest cuts


Residents and staff at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Commack have protested the drastic cuts to the Medicaid program initially outlined in the Senate’s proposed American Health Care Act.

The Gurwin affiliates penned more than 800 letters alerting Reps. Peter King and Lee Zeldin of the devastating consequences the health care bill’s cuts to those living in skilled nursing facilities.

Gurwin residents participated in a #NoCutsNoCaps social media campaign; they held signs and were interviewed by local TV news.