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Nursing Home Care Costs Are Only Slightly Higher in 2016

The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased slightly to $92,378 a year, up 1.24 percent from 2015, according to Genworth's 2016 Cost of Care survey, which the insurer conducts annually.

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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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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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