NIC co-founder Tony Mullen, heart attack victim, mourned by former colleagues ... Nursing home staff, families complain about major problems with Georgia's online and phone complaint services ... Swedish study: Hip replacements increase lifespan by 10 years ... Treatment combo improves heart function in COPD patients
Georgia's governor went on a recent veto spree, striking down 11 separate laws, one of which would have created a separate state agency designed to serve older citizens.
More protein at breakfast a wise move for diabetics ... Nursing home CEO says he is "stunned" at feds request to return $100M in payments ... Physical activity needed after a heart attack, study says
The state of Georgia may be the mouse that roared after convincing a federal court last week to force the government to return a bungled $90 million credit, even after ruling Health & Human Services had every right to reject the state's request.
A nurse at an assisted living facility in Georgia has been charged with concealing a body that was buried on the property, according to local news reports.
As a Methodist minister in the 1950s, my grandfather, along with my grandmother Rauls, set out on a mission to help retirees find housing plus healthcare under one roof. During that time period right in little ole Macon, GA, their mission and prayers sparked a revolution to build the first modern day congregate living facility for seniors. It was not the most profitable new venture, but they made it work.
Golden Living has announced it will be operating a new transitional care and rehabilitation facility in Georgia called Salude. The facility will have 64 private rooms and will provide enhanced transitional rehab services for those who are recovering from cardiac, orthopedic, respiratory and other complex, short-term rehabilitation needs.
Pest control owner faces possible imprisonment, million-dollar fines for services at Georgia nursing homesSeptember 13, 2013
The owner of a pest control company faces charges of improperly using a pesticide in nursing homes and engaging in a cover-up, which could result in prison time and stiff fines, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
More than 20 current and former workers at a Georgia Alzheimer's care facility face numerous criminal charges following a three-month investigation, the state's Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday.
Covidien will make more of its cotton-based wound care products at its Augusta, GA, locating. The move is part of an effort to prevent possible supply shortages.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced enhanced Medicaid funding to states looking to provide more community-based services to elderly and disabled individuals.
Two nursing home workers in Georgia were arrested after a coworker reported them to the police for performing a waterboarding-like attack against a resident with severe dementia.
Mental health advocates cheered Tuesday. That was when the U.S. Justice Department and the state of Georgia agreed on a settlement that allows individuals with certain mental illnesses and development disabilities to be moved from the state's psychiatric hospitals into community settings by July 1, 2015.