Kimberly Marselas

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Estate of Oregon man seeks $2.3 million in negligence suit against home where he lived for 2 days

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A 99-year-old man lived just two days at an Oregon nursing home before a fall that precipitated his death. Now his estate is seeking $2.3 million in a negligence lawsuit.

Washington state weighs LGBTQ training for long-term care workers

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Washington state lawmakers heard testimony last week on a bill to improve long-term care for LGBTQ seniors.

Judge erases $347 million verdict against nursing home company

Judge erases $347 million verdict against nursing home company

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A federal judge in Florida has tossed a $347 million False Claims Act verdict against a nursing home operator, saying there wasn't evidence the government would have withheld payment if aware of the billing violations later brought by a whistleblower.

After weeklong stay, Illinois Governor proposes task force to study fixes for veterans home with Legionnaires' history

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) said this week he would convene a task force to look at how to best overhaul a state veterans home and prevent another outbreak of Legionnaires'.

ER visits can signal beginning of decline for seniors, even when they're not admitted

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A trip to the emergency room can signal the onset of serious health challenges in the elderly, even when the patient is not admitted.

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