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Families Feel the Impact of Nursing Home Lockdowns

Families across the United States are feeling the impact of nursing home lockdowns.  Emotions are high as families are forced to stay away from their loved ones in an effort to prevent the spread of […]

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CDC Urges Nursing Homes to Restrict Visits to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread across the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging nursing homes to restrict visits.  Nursing homes and long-term care facilities are being […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak at Seattle Nursing Home Highlights Need for ‘Precautionary Tactics’

An outbreak of coronavirus at a Seattle nursing home is highlighting the need for facilities across the United States to use precautionary tactics.  As the number of people sick with coronavirus increases in the U.S., […]

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Georgia Nursing Home Cited for Abuse Receives $8 Million in Taxpayer Funding

A Georgia nursing home is under investigation after a woman fell, suffering bleeding in her brain and permanent brain damage.  This is not the first time that Shepherd Hills Nursing Home has been under the […]

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Law Proposes Fewer Inspections at Florida Nursing Homes

Two pieces of legislation moving through the Florida Legislature could result in fewer inspections at nursing homes.  Supporters of the two bills argue that reducing the number of inspections at certain nursing homes would free […]

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Elder Abuse in Rhode Island Nursing Homes

Elder abuse is a tragic reality that impacts most every state in the United States.  Now, new reports show an alarming trend in elder abuse rates and nursing home abuse in Rhode Island nursing homes.  […]

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Nursing Home Resident Accused of Sexual Assault

An Illinois nursing home resident is the focus of allegations of sexual assault.  According to reports, law enforcement suspects the male resident of sexually assaulting a fellow resident – an elderly woman asleep in her […]

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Convicted Nursing Home Serial Killer Released

A woman convicted of killing five nursing home residents in the 1980’s has been released on parole.  People familiar with the case are concerned that the woman could be a danger to other elderly individuals.  […]

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What is the Difference Between a Nursing Home and Assisted Living?

If you are contemplating long-term care for you or a loved one, you consider options like a nursing home or assisted living home.  These are two options for senior care that are often misunderstood and […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Captured on Hidden Camera

If you have a loved one in a nursing home you may experience a certain amount of anxiety and worry about their care.  After all, stories of nursing home abuse are common in the media.  […]

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