Texas Winter Storm Exposes Gaps in Senior Living Oversight
March 10, 2021
KHN: Texas Winter Storm Exposes Gaps in Senior Living Oversight (March 10, 2021)
When the big, red and extremely loud fire alarm went off in Maria Skladzien’s apartment, the 74-year-old ventured into the hallway with fellow residents of her Houston-area senior living community. The brutal winter storm that swept through Texas had knocked out power, which, in turn, disrupted water to the four-story building. The blaring alarms raised fears of fire.