Month: April 2022

Take Action: Oppose Immunity for Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide an essential service in America; they offer necessary care for the elders in our communities, skilled nursing for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well as many other important care and nursing services that most elderly Americans cannot live without. However, just because they are necessary, does not mean they are without …

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5 Podcasts for Senior Citizens Who Want to Stay Informed

These days there are podcasts for everything. So whether you’re listening for fun or trying to learn something new, you can find a podcast that will keep you engaged in almost any area of interest – and nursing homes, aging, and healthcare are no exception. We’ve collected five podcasts that will help keep senior citizens …

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The 5-Star Quality Measure That’s Hurting Nursing Home Residents

As part of the list of nursing home reforms the Biden administration announced in February 2022, there was a focus on veering away from the 5-star quality measure that uses self-reported nursing home data. Instead, the administration is encouraging more accurate and verifiable information to be available for those choosing a nursing home.  The 5-Star …

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