Maine

Oregon tops list of best states for nurses

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With a supportive work environment and plenty of opportunity, Oregon took first in a 2014 ranking of the best and worst states for nursing.

Better staffing means better care, new nursing home state rankings suggest

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Staffing is a key factor in determining a nursing home's quality of care, according to new state-by-state analysis from advocacy group Families for Better Care.

Nursing facilities rank fifth in most dangerous workplaces

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Nursing facilities are the most dangerous workplace in Maine and the fifth most dangerous workplace in the U.S., according to a new study from an insurance company.

New U.S. News ratings show nursing homes a 'Maine' attraction

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Among states with high percentages of seniors, Maine did the best, with 30% of its homes earning a five-star rating.

The inside story on long-term care

The inside story on long-term care

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One of the popular drumbeats in long-term care is about the importance of "telling our story." But if you go to look for a literal story, you may find yourself coming up short.