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News Alert: CMS Issues Guidance for Nursing Home Surveyors

The work to overhaul and rebuild the nursing home system is continuing as CMS addresses multiple problems and makes essential changes. A few weeks ago Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) removed the COVID-19 Emergency Waivers, and they have been diligent in issuing new visitation guidelines to limit the harmful effects of isolation. Their …

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Raise Awareness & Take Action

June marks Elder Abuse Awareness Month and June 15th is dedicated specifically to raising awareness, spreading the word, and taking action to prevent elder abuse across the world. We are incredibly excited that this movement has grown, and today, more than most, we’d like to highlight some of the work that has been done, some …

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6 Care Options for California Senior Citizens

California senior citizens and their carers are faced with some of the hardest choices when it comes to long-term care. Nursing homes are a daunting prospect, especially since their shortcomings have been discussed and researched at length over the past few years, but other options are pricey and often seem out of the question. But …

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5 Key Sites to Help You Pick a Nursing Home

We’ve talked before about the deficiencies of nursing homes, the problem with rating systems, research, reforms, and even nursing home care standards. All of these things are issues that must be addressed or are being addressed, but in the meantime, there are thousands of Americans in need of nursing home services. The importance of picking …

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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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