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Nursing Home Residents Have Rights!

Many people incorrectly believe that once someone enters a nursing home, their freedom is over...

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Florida Governor Heeds Nursing Home Industry and Fires Advocate for Elderly

Florida governor Rick Scott has abruptly fired the state's top advocate for the residents of nursing homes and ...

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10 Steps to Less Stressful Caretaking

Caring for an elderly loved one can be exhausting and stressful.Here are some ways to take care...

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Financial Company Specializes in Bridge Loans to Help Pay for Senior Living

Your mom needs to move to an assisted living facility but you're having difficulty selling her house ...

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Retirement Home Worker's Refusal to Administer CPR to Save Resident Sparks Debate

The refusal of a retirement home employee to administer CPR to a dying resident has gained international attention and sparked deb...

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Tax Break Helps Pay for CCRC Fees

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) -- which offer the entire continuum of care under one roof -- are an appealing retirement housing option, but they can be very expensive.

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Wrongdoing Found in Florida's Handling of Ombudsman Program; Former Director Sues

A former director of Florida's long-term care ombudsman program who was fired by the governor in February is suing the state for r...

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Son Liable for Mom's $93,000 Nursing Home Bill Under 'Filial Responsibility' Law

Some 30 states currently have laws making adult children responsible for their parents if their parents can't afford to ... 

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