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Obama Administration Gives Up on Long-Term Care Insurance Program

The Obama administration has decided to halt implementation of the CLASS Act, a proposed national long-term care insurance program...

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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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Florida Nursing Home Tragedy Causes Rethinking of Disaster Preparedness

The recent tragedy in which ten Florida nursing home residents died when the nursing home lost power during Hurricane Irma is causing government officials to rethink disaster planning.

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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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