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Support Nursing Home Staffing Regulations

Nursing homes and their care standards are finally getting the much needed attention they’ve needed for years now. Staff numbers and regulations are a key part of the recent reforms proposed by the Biden Administration, and The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care is pushing to make sure that this issue is addressed regardless …

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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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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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What is Elder Neglect Under California Law?

Elder abuse affects one of the most vulnerable populations: older adults. A person may even abuse an elder because of the victim’s vulnerability, defenselessness, or financial gain. Thankfully, California legislators don’t tolerate elder abuse or neglect, and the state has strict laws in place prohibiting abuse among nursing homes, caregivers, and family members.