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Nursing Home Can't Honor Resident's Request for White-Only Caregivers

A federal court in Indiana has ruled that a nursing home cannot honor patients' requests for caregivers based on race...

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State AGs Ask CMS to Suspend Nursing Home Rating System

The attorneys general of 30 states have sent a letter to CMS asking it to suspend and revise its rating system for nursing homes..

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Report Says Assisted Living Company 'Ruthlessly' Evicted Residents Once They Went on Medicaid

A national assisted living company broke its promises to elderly New Jersey residents by throwing them out after allowing them ...

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Living and Dying in a Long-Term Care Facility: Notes From a Nursing Home Doctor

A geriatrician offers an eye-opening, behind-the-scenes look at the long-term care system from a nursing home physician's perspective.

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Seniors Often Must Fight for Medicare Home Health Benefits

Medicare is mandated to cover your home health benefits with no limit on the time you are covered.

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Adult Children Could Be on Hook for Parents' Nursing Home Bills

The adult children of elderly parents in many states could be held liable for their parents' nursing home bills as a...

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Long-Term Care at Home Consumer Guide

An attorney now in his ninth decade has compiled a detailed reference for anyone needing to learn about caring for the elderly at home -- and is offering it free of charge.

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Ombudsmen: Front-Line Advocates for Nursing Home Residents

Disagreements with a nursing home can arise regarding any number of topics, including the quality of food, troubleso...

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