On November 12, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued new guidance lifting all restrictions on visitation in nursing homes. After a year and a half of separation, residents and their loved ones are now able to visit inside facilities without restrictions on the length and frequency of visits. Read Consumer Voice's summary of the new guidance and advocacy tips to help you visit with your loved one. National Consumer Voice wants to hear from you about your current experience with visitation and about being reunited with your loved ones. Please respond to the brief survey. Recently, some have requested that the federal government allow facilities to again shut down visitation. It is now more important than ever that your voice be heard.