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New Guide Helps Consumers Find Information on Assisted Living Facilities

Getting information on assisted living facilities just got a little easier.

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Courts Reject "Urban Legend" That Medicare Nursing Coverage Requires Improvement

Two federal courts in the past two months have ruled that Medicare's coverage of skilled care does not require ...

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Feds Enhance Site for Comparing Nursing Homes

There is now more information available to help families evaluate nursing homes...

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What Nursing Home Staff Levels Are Required?

Nursing homes are notoriously understaffed.Studies have shown that more staff leads to better care, but employees a...

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Report Reveals Thefts from Nursing Home Trust Funds

An investigative report has found that many nursing homes are mishandling resident's funds.

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Tax Deductions for Assisted Living Costs

If you or a family member lives in an assisted living facility, you know that assisted living costs continue to rise every year.

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Family Strife over Elder Care? Consider an Elder Mediator

One or both parents requiring care can create serious stresses and conflicts within families.

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Robin Williams' Death Laid to Underdiagnosed Form of Dementia

Although depression was initially given as the cause of actor Robin Williams’ suicide in 2014, his widow says autopsy results lay the blame on Lewy body dementia, a fairly common but hard-to-diagnose form of dementia. 

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