Religion

Aide fired after refusing to pray is not entitled to $70,000 award, appeals court rules

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A Mississippi nursing home did not violate the law by firing an aide who refused to pray the rosary with a resident, according to a recent appeals court ruling that overturned a nearly $70,000 verdict.

Nursing homes in large insurance network temporarily spared from ACA contraceptives rule

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Skilled nursing facility Villa St. Francis and other members of the nationwide Catholic Benefits Association do not have to offer health plans covering contraception while they pursue litigation against the government, a federal judge has ruled.

Aging and wellness: Why spirituality matters

Aging and wellness: Why spirituality matters

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While an increasing number of long-term care communities have included serving the spiritual needs of residents as part of their mission, few have dedicated sufficient resources to meet the need. Research shows that when it comes to optimizing the potential for well-being, this is a missed opportunity.

Coro Health debuts mobile app

Coro Health debuts mobile app

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A new mobile app from Coro Health allows users to access religious texts or prayers.

EEOC: Nursing home erred in firing Jehovah's Witness

EEOC: Nursing home erred in firing Jehovah's Witness

A Michigan nursing home is being sued for allegedly firing a Jehovah's Witness nursing assistant after she asked for certain days off.

End-of-life care could depend on physician's religion, study suggests

The religious beliefs of your physician could impact the care you receive at the end of life, according to a new British study.