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CCRC reaches $1.5 million settlement in case of resident smothered to death by staff member

CCRC reaches $1.5 million settlement in case of resident smothered to death by staff member

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A South Carolina continuing care retirement community has entered into a $1.5 million civil settlement in the case of a resident who was murdered by a staff member.

2 residents dead in apparent murder-suicide at AL independent living facility

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Two residents of an Alabama independent living facility died of gunshot wounds in an apparent murder-suicide on the premises, according to authorities.

People still misunderstand, avoid thinking about long-term care, poll shows

People still misunderstand, avoid thinking about long-term care, poll shows

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Americans don't like to think about their eventual long-term care needs and don't have a realistic understanding of how the long-term care system works, according to a poll released Wednesday. Given that other surveys have reported similar findings for years, the results show the public's consistent lack of knowledge about long-term care.

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