Union officials: Nursing home in bankruptcy raided by federal agents while residents watched
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Union officials: Nursing home in bankruptcy raided by federal agents while residents watched
May 23, 2018
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Residents of a Connecticut nursing home that is already facing bankruptcy watched Tuesday as federal agents raided the facility's administrative offices.
Investors sue Illinois rabbi for $24 million in alleged nursing home purchasing scheme
May 21, 2018
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Two investors are suing an Illinois rabbi and investment firm head they say bilked them out of more than $20 million in a series of nursing home and retirement home deals.
Employee compelled to testify in civil assault case against nursing home; leads to $7.5 million award
May 21, 2018
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A Pennsylvania jury has awarded $7.5 million to the family of a dementia patient who was sexually assaulted by a fellow resident of her nursing home.
Powerful House subcommittee opens arms to nursing home providers' suggestions for cutting 'administrative burdens'
May 24, 2018
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Long-term care professionals took full advantage of an invitation to tell House leaders Tuesday how they could cut Medicare red tape and improve resident care.
'Surprising' study results find moderate exercise may worsen Alzheimer's
May 18, 2018
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Moderate exercise, long thought to be a tool in the battle against Alzheimer's disease, may actually hasten symptoms if done regularly after diagnosis, a new study suggests.
Fast Forward
14th Long Term & Post-Acute Health IT Summit takes new direction
May 25, 2018
The nation's leading healthcare I.T. summit has broadened its focus under the new leadership of LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies and is now taking registrations. The event runs June 24-26 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in the nation's capital.
The Brighter Side
He ate how many?! Wesley scores with chicken-wing chomping contest
May 23, 2018
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How did you celebrate National Nursing Home Week? Frank Caruso Jr. ate 105 chicken wings — imagine 52½ chickens' worth — in one sitting.