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Nursing homes should focus on improving communications to prevent in-room cameras, survey suggests

Nursing homes should focus on improving communications to prevent in-room cameras, survey suggests

Most people would consider video cameras to monitor a loved one's nursing home care but would prefer other methods, according to recently released survey results.

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Nursing home resident died during evacuation, NY Times reports

A 92-year-old resident died during the evacuation of a nursing home in western New York last week, The New York Times reported Sunday.

Residents often experience significant opioid reductions while ill, researchers find

Nursing home residents with an acute illness frequently experience increased pain after opioid use is interrupted, according to recently published findings.

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