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Long-Term Care Services Have Room to Improve According to New Report

A new state-by-state scorecard evaluates the effectiveness of long-term care services and concludes that there is much room for im...

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New Protections for Nursing Home Residents

New Obama-era rules designed to give nursing home residents more control of their care are gradually going into effect. 

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The Effects of Health Care Reform on Long-Term Care

Buried in both the House and Senate health care reform bills are important provisions that would make long-term care more affordab...

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Obama Backing Plan to Include Modest Long-Term Care Insurance in Health Reform

President Barack Obama has given his support to a proposal for new national long-term care insurance program that would offer basi...

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Nursing Home Residents May Keep $250 Stimulus Payment

The $250 stimulus payment for Social Security beneficiaries is not considered income to nursing home residents on Medicaid ...

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Is Your House Evolving With You? Conducting a Home Access Audit

Estate planning is an ongoing process, one we should re-visit during life’s milestones, such as marriage, divorce, inheritan...

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The Overuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes

Many nursing homes are improperly prescribing antipsychotic drugs to patients even though federal law has put restrictions on their use.

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Planned National Long-Term Care Insurance Program in Critical Condition

The Obama administration may be on the brink of scuttling the CLASS Act, a new national long-term care insurance ... 

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