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Resident-on-Resident Abuse Is Common in Nursing Homes

One of a family's worst nightmares is their loved one suffering abuse in a nursing home or assisted living facility.

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ElderLaw Radio Interview: Selecting an Assisted Living Facility

An attorney advocate for long-term care residents says that when choosing a facility, the most important first step is...

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Report Says Assisted Living Company 'Ruthlessly' Evicted Residents Once They Went on Medicaid

A national assisted living company broke its promises to elderly New Jersey residents by throwing them out after allowing them ...

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Long-Term Care Hybrid Products Give Buyers More Options

With many people unwilling to purchase long-term care insurance policies due to the cost, insurers are rolling out new products ..

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Medicaid's Benefits for Assisted Living Facility Residents

Almost all state Medicaid programs will cover some assisted living costs, although there may be a waiting list.

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State AGs Ask CMS to Suspend Nursing Home Rating System

The attorneys general of 30 states have sent a letter to CMS asking it to suspend and revise its rating system for nursing homes..

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Elder Care Referral Services Attracting Increased Scrutiny

These services promise to help families find a good long-term care facility for free, but in many cases there's a hidden price ...

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Health Reform: What Changes Are in Store for the Elderly?

The health reform bill that President Obama signed into law includes the first publicly funded national long-term care insurance p...

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