Elder-care COVID rules under fire

Angela Ermold, right, and her sister, Denise Gracely, hold a photo of their mother, Marian Rauenzahn, on Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Fleetwood, Pa. Pandemic restrictions are falling away almost everywhere, except inside many of America's nursing homes. "They have protected them to death," said Gracely. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Barbara and Christine Colucci long to remove their masks and kiss their 102-year-old mother, who has dementia and is in a nursing home in Rochester, New York. They would love to have more than two people in her room at a time so that relatives can be there too.