Senate leader who instigated SFF crackdown wants even tougher measures — and more funding — for...
Oct 24, 2022
skilled nursing facilities, the key Senate leader who instigated the crackdown said he wanted even more oversight — as well as more funding — for providers.
Controversial drug use in nursing homes elicits senators’ call for investigation
Aug 31, 2020
Democratic Senators from the Special Committee on Aging are requesting a probe into the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 nursing home patients.
Senate leaders help honor McKnight’s Women of Distinction honorees; 3 CE webinars taking place this...
Jul 29, 2020
Forty-four top leaders, along with Lifetime Achievement Award winner Wendy Simpson, chairman and CEO of LTC Properties, were championed Tuesday during the 2020 McKnight’s Women of Distinction Awards...
Help keep Holocaust survivors out of long-term care facilities, panelists urge Congressional lawmakers
Jan 17, 2014
Strenuous efforts should be made to provide aging Holocaust survivors with home care, because institutional settings tend to trigger post-traumatic stress disorder for this group, experts told lawmakers...
Senators weigh need for individual mandate in long-term care financing reform
Dec 19, 2013
Senators and a panel of experts wrangled over whether effective long-term care reform hinges on a federal mandate for all individuals to buy some type of LTC insurance, at a Special Committee on Aging...
Senate Aging committee holding ‘D’ big hearing Wednesday
May 17, 2013
The Senate Special Committee on Aging will hold a hearing at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Washington to explore the impact of the first decade of the Medicare Part D program. “10 Years Later: A Look at the...
Consumer advocates to ask for more regulation of assisted living at Senate roundtable today
Mar 15, 2011
Assisted living should be subject to more government oversight and regulation, at least one consumer group is expected to recommend this afternoon at a Senate Special Committee on Aging roundtable.
Aging Committee chief hears complaints about nursing homes
Sep 10, 2010
Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) took advantage of his position as chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging to hold a field hearing in his home state to drum up support for re-authorization of the Older...