‘I Want to Be With Her.’ When Covid Closed Nursing Homes, One Husband Moved In – The Wall Street Journal

When nursing homes started barring visitors to keep the coronavirus out, Jack Eccles chose to relocate.

He returned the next day with a suitcase of clothing, …

Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Durham, N.C., had turned him away on March 12 when he arrived as normal to invest much of the day with his better half, Gerry, who experiences Alzheimers disease.