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PACE Helps Elderly Remain at Home Instead of Moving to a Nursing Home

Most seniors want to be able to stay at home as long as they can instead of moving into a nursing home...

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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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What Is the Medicaid Income Cap?

In order to qualify for Medicaid, a nursing home resident's income must not be above a certain level. 

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ElderLaw 101

Is Transferring Assets to Qualify for Medicaid Against the Law?

You may have heard that transferring assets, or helping someone to transfer assets, to achieve Medicaid eligibility is a crime.

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New Rule Requires Homebound Medicare Patients to See Doctors

Doctors must now meet face-to-face with their patients who are receiving home health care if the patient's visits are to be reimbu...

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Group Calls for Federal Probe into Florida's Firing of Nursing Home Advocate

A nursing home advocacy group is calling on the federal government to investigate Florida governor Rick Scott's recent ...

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Dementia Patient May Face Murder Charges in Death of Fellow Nursing Home Resident

Pennsylvania prosecutors have charged a 78-year-old dementia patient with assault and are weighing murder charges ...

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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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