‘Hug wall’ helps seniors at long-term care facility connect with loved ones

Everybody needs a hug from time to time. That’s why a senior living facility in Venice is making it easier to hug your loved ones who are at the most risk for coronavirus.

Visitors haven’t been allowed inside nursing homes in Florida for the past few months because of the virus.

Tuscan Gardens at Venetia Bay Senior Living is hoping its Hug Wall can change that by bringing families together for a safe embrace — through a wall of plexiglass and heavy-duty gloves.