Georgia nursing homes are working hard to keep residents' spirits up during the pandemic

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have been hit hard by the coronavirus and have gone for months without having in-person visitors in order to keep residents safe.

But many places are doing what they can to keep their residents cheerful despite the lack of visitors. 

About a third of Georgia's COVID-19 deaths have been in long-term care facilities, so the facilities have the difficult job of finding ways to keep their residents protected but also connected. 

Alma Brown has seen a lot in her 83 years. But, she says she's never been through anything quite like the last nine months.

"I am one who enjoys going to church every Sunday, going out to sorority meetings, going shopping, and those things I had to just give up," she says.

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