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Nina Kohn on NursingHome411: Why LTC Residents are Facing Heightened Voting Barriers this Election

Posted on Wednesday 9/9/2020
Nina Kohn

(NursingHome411.org | Sept. 8, 2020) The 2020 U.S. presidential election is fast approaching, but many long-term care residents, cut off from the outside world, may not get a vote. 

Professor Nina Kohn joins the show to discuss voting barriers in long-term care settings and explain why it’s imperative that residents’ voting rights are protected in this election. 

Kohn—David M. Levy Professor of Law at Syracuse University and Solomon Center Distinguished Elder Law Scholar at Yale University—also offers a few tips for families, ombudsmen, and advocates to help residents vote.

Listen to the podcast.