The Week's Top Stories
It's not a prank: Thirteen nurses from a California nursing home were one number away from winning last month's record-setting $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot, but will still take home nearly $50,000 each. The news was confirmed by lottery officials.
A Minnesota county-owned nursing home, two administrators and an unidentified employee are being sued by the family of a former resident who say a lapse in care caused her aspiration and death.
The Massachusetts nursing home industry has pledged to raise worker wages as part of receiving an extra $30 million in state funding — but union officials want assurance the funds will hit front-line workers.
The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office may continue using private law firms in consumer protection lawsuits against nursing homes, a state court ruled earlier this month.
A former receptionist for a New York nursing home is suing the provider for $1.2 million, claiming he was fired from his job for being gay and Hispanic.