Eye-opening is the only way to describe results of a new study by Brown University researchers into eldercare usage patterns. In brief, they found that minority residents have been entering nursing homes at a higher rate than previous decades. At first blush, that sounds good.
Over the last 10 years, nursing home closures have hit poor, urban and minority communities especially hard, according to a new study from Brown University.
The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $159.1 million to support healthcare workforce training.
The powerful seniors' lobbying group AARP has entered the debate over extended Medicaid funding for states. It sent a letter to every member of Congress pushing for approval of the funds.