“For Profit” can be deadly

During a recent heatwave in New York City the city fathers urged its citizens on radio and television to check in on relatives and neighbors scattered about the city to see how they are faring, making sure they can endure safely during these hot summer months. And yet in Florida, in a nursing home, a rehabilitation center, housing numerous elderly, located directly across from a fully staffed hospital, eight residents died, I’m thinking from heat related issues. This might not mean much, but then again it may, that this facility is a for profit nursing home, in my view, for profit can mean to cut cost and make money… sometime at the expense of its core mission…