As coronavirus tears through nursing homes, families face an impossible choice

Current guidance from the California Department of Public Health advises nursing homes to be prepared to accept patients with the coronavirus from hospitals and advises the homes to quarantine those patients and make sure staff members have access to protective equipment — which has been in short supply everywhere — and that they are trained […]

The Kennedy Center Launches Community Companion Home Program

Applicants of all backgrounds in Fairfield and Litchfield Counties are wanted for The Kennedy Center’s new Community Companion Home program, offered through the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS). Community Companion Homes provide individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to maintain independence, while thriving in a family environment.

‘This is pretty much my daily diet’: Ayda Field shares Supermarket Sweat home workout using bottles of wine for bicep curls followed by ‘cheese and cracker dips’

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The cheapest Google Home prices for April 2020: the best Home Mini, Hub and Max deals

The speaker is supported by an improved bass, and an overall larger speaker system housed in the same chassis. We found the original version to be surprisingly loud for a cheap music player and the extra bass is appreciated here. The Nest Mini has the same starting price as the Home Mini but the older […]

Home Before Dark review: New Apple TV murder mystery is sleek but too straightforward

Home Before Dark largely coasts along on the strength of Prince’s central performance. It only reasserts what The Florida Project promised, that the young actor is one to keep an eye out for. As Hilde, she’s resourceful and plucky without ever coming across as grating. When she interrupts a local felicitation ceremony of a crooked […]

Print this so you don’t bring coronavirus home

Supervise your pet in your backyard It’s OK to play with them outside — just keep your distance from other humans If you’re sick, ask someone you live with to take care of them while you recover If you must care for them while you’re sick, wash your hands frequently

Indian workers risk coronavirus in desperation to reach homes in rural areas

Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealed to rural migrants not to go home after a massive exodus began from cities, with many workers making the long journeys on foot. “Stay where you are. Because there is a risk of corona spreading in such a big crowd,” he tweeted.

Coronavirus movies: Seven films to watch at home this week

My favourite moments have to be Pitt’s ridiculous face as those closet doors swing open, the way Tilda Swinton says “foolish” and what that machine George Clooney is building in his garage actually does. Oh my.

Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra sees suspended season as blessing in disguise

Coronavirus outbreak could force NBA to permanently change schedule, Adam Silver suggests The NBA suspended its season last week with no indication of when it will return. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver comments on how the pandemic may have altered the league’s calendar permanently.

Bard from my own home: how I starred in a virtual Shakespeare play

I am horribly nervous before the virtual curtain goes up and panic when my Zoom fails 20 minutes before we are due to go live. But producer Sarah Peachey restores my link and calms my nerves, and I settle in to follow the play on paper and speak my lines from chunks of on-screen text. […]