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A federal bankruptcy judge tentatively ruled that two New York businessmen, and not a private equity firm formerly led by the incoming Illinois governor, are responsible for $1 billion in nursing home wrongful death liabilities.
Obama signs spending bill ... MI man arrested for threatening to bomb a nursing home ... Senate passes bill enabling savings accounts for long-term care of people with disabilities
People with dementia experience less depression in nursing homes than community living, large European study suggests
People with severe dementia are less likely to be depressed if they are living in a nursing home rather than a community-based setting, recently published findings suggest.
Program to support home-based services leads to slower growth of Medicare costs, LeadingAge analysis finds
A program that supports people's transitions between healthcare settings and coordinates care has slowed the growth of Medicare costs, according to an evaluation by the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research and RTI International.
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"What is your favorite place in the building where you work, and why?"
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