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Pave the way for all

Pave the way for all

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Eye-opening is the only way to describe results of a new study by Brown University researchers into eldercare usage patterns. In brief, they found that minority residents have been entering nursing homes at a higher rate than previous decades. At first blush, that sounds good.

Nursing home closures have been concentrated in poor, urban areas, study finds

Nursing home closures have been concentrated in poor, urban areas, study finds

Over the last 10 years, nursing home closures have hit poor, urban and minority communities especially hard, according to a new study from Brown University.

HHS awarding $159 million in grants for worker training

The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $159.1 million to support healthcare workforce training.

AARP warns Congress against inaction on Medicaid funding

AARP warns Congress against inaction on Medicaid funding

The powerful seniors' lobbying group AARP has entered the debate over extended Medicaid funding for states. It sent a letter to every member of Congress pushing for approval of the funds.