Daily Editors' Notes

Daily Editors’ Notes

Daily Editors' Notes

A long-term care success story you have to wonder about

I had known Joe for a couple of years before visiting him at home. It was an unfortunate set of circumstances that caused it, but they planted the first seeds for my infatuation with an often unappreciated major city. Joe was my college roommate, but in the spring of junior year, he was suddenly torn…

When CMS gives you a gift, pay it forward

This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services presented some 2,500 nursing homes with quite a gift: an additional seven days to avoid a fine for missing a new vaccination reporting deadline. Who says regulators are all about meting out punishments? CMS has yet to postulate publicly on why so many nursing homes (about…

No shore thing for seniors’ long-term care

Here in the Mid-Atlantic, it’s finally beach season, even if the ocean is still a brisk 60 degrees. We’ll set off for the Delaware shore in a few weeks in our big ol’ SUV, with a roof rack loaded down with a paddleboard and a kayak and a rental company’s worth of bikes strapped precariously…
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