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'Gang of Six' Deficit Plan Would Cancel Long-Term Care Program

A deficit-reduction plan gaining traction in Washington would do away with a new national long-term care insurance program ...

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Avoid Sibling Disputes Over Caregiving By Putting It in Writing

Caring for an elderly parent can be stressful for families.

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How to Select an In-Home Aide

If your family is considering hiring a home aide, the first decision is what type of aide you need ... 

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Late Bush Rule Making It Harder to Prove Cases Against Nursing Homes

The Bush administration quietly issued a rule last fall closing off a key source of information about abuse and neglect in nursing homes...

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How to Fight a Nursing Home Discharge

Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic.

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Suit Contests Hospitals' Practice of Not Admitting Patients Prior to Nursing Home Transfer

Seven Medicare patients have filed a class action lawsuit challenging a Medicare policy that allows hospitals to place patients ..

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Lawyer at Forefront of Fight Against Elder Abuse Wins MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Marie-Therese Connolly, a former Department of Justice lawyer who has devoted her career to combating elder abuse ... 

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Medicare's Limited Nursing Home Coverage

Many people believe that Medicare covers nursing home stays.In fact Medicare's coverage of nursing home care is quite limited.

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