FACE NJ to Sponsor a Memorial Event in Long Branch, NJ
to Honor those who have died of COVID in Isolation,
on the One Year Anniversary of Lockdown
in Long-Term Care Communities
WHAT: On the one-year anniversary of isolation for all long-term care residents in New Jersey, Family Advocate Care Experience (FACE NJ) is sponsoring a memorial event in Long Branch, NJ. The event will honor lives lost in isolation to COVID, will raise awareness of the horrendous effects of isolation on these residents and will demand an immediate visitation plan to allow in-room family caregiving visits NOW.
WHO: Family members of FACE NJ will gather around a symbolic rocking chair memorial on the beach that will represent and honor those family members who have died of COVID in isolation in long-term care communities throughout the state. Names of loved ones will be read, flowers will be placed by a wreath, music will be played and the wreath will be tossed out to sea.
WHEN: Saturday, March 13 at 12 noon
WHERE: Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch, NJ.
221 Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740
WHY: To honor those who have died from COVID in long-term care communities and to demand an immediate visitation plan to allow safe in-room family caregiving visits for all long-term care residents.
HOW: For more information visit our public “One Year of Isolation” Facebook page: “One Year, Two Shots, Now What?”. Interviews are available with FACE NJ Founder, Bill Borrelle, and other FACE NJ family members.
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