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HHS creates agency to coordinate seniors, disabled

HHS creates agency to coordinate seniors, disabled

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As part of the federal government's push to better coordinate community-based care for seniors and the disabled, it has consolidated three departmental agencies involved with long-term care, officials announced Monday.

Disability rights activists criticize nursing homes during Pelosi speech

Disability rights activists criticize nursing homes during Pelosi speech

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faced harsh criticism from disability rights activists during a speech to a group of progressives. Her address on policy and healthcare reforms was met with constant chants and protests on Tuesday, according to news reports. The protesters were from a group that previously has demonstrated boldly at nursing home provider association meetings.