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Nursing Homes Are Unprepared to Protect Frail Residents in a Natural Disaster
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nursing Homes, disaster, Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, government findings, tornado, flood, hurricane )

Dandelion
- 850 days ago - usatoday.com
Nearly seven years after Hurricane Katrina's devastation of New Orleans exposed the vulnerability of nursing homes, leaving 139 residents dead, many in their beds, serious shortcomings still persist.
ACTION ALERT: Stop The Abuse And Neglect Of Nursing Home Residents! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, neglect, nursing homes, health, healthcare, government, protection, safety )

Simone
- 1080 days ago - forcechange.com
Millions of Americans - those who are elderly, ill and frail - currently reside in nursing homes. The decision to move into a nursing home is often emotionally painful, as individuals must accept their lack of independence and unfamiliar surroundings.
Nursing Homes Breaking the Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: Nursing Homes, Indiana )

Kristi
- 1348 days ago - indystar.com
Nursing homes are allowed to evict residents, but only for certain reasons. And only after telling the residents they have a right to appeal. And only if the nursing home has found another suitable home for the residents.
OUTRAGEOUS!! 3 Nursing Home Patients Killed By 'Chemical Restraints'
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, healthcare, health, elder abuse, nursing homes )

Cal
- 1697 days ago - abcnews.go.com
California Attorney General Says Nursing Director Drugged Patients to Control Them
Movie Industry Hospital and Nursing Home to Close
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, Motion Picture Television Fund, Nursing Homes )

Kristi
- 2052 days ago - latimes.com
The Motion Picture & Television Fund said today that financial problems would force the industry charity to close a hospital and nursing home it operates in Woodland Hills for aging entertainers by year's end.
Indiana Nursing Homes Rated Among Worst
Health & Wellness  (tags: nursing homes, Indiana )

Kristi
- 2061 days ago - indystar.com
A staffing shortage is driving down the quality of care at Indiana nursing homes, putting the state among the 10 worst in the nation, according to an analysis of recent data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
When Is Enough Enough?
Health & Wellness  (tags: biological maintenance, dying, medical treatment, hospitals, doctors, Medicare, Medicaid, nursing homes, prolonging life )

RC
- 2153 days ago - nytimes.com
I think many of us share a similar fear: dying alone, incapacitated, perhaps unable to speak, to remember, to do the simplest thing for ourselves. Read this piece & share your thoughts on prolonging life when real life itself has already departed.
Neglect of Aged An 'Outrage'
Health & Wellness  (tags: eldery, nursing homes, diapers, long term health care, smitherman, mcginty, ethics, funding, carehealthcare )

Cheryl
- 2521 days ago - thestar.com
The Ontario government is helping to break its own laws when it lets nursing homes leave elderly residents lying for hours in urine-soaked diapers, according to a legal opinion prepared for the Ontario Federation of Labour
Seniors Head South to Mexican Nursing Homes
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., 55 plus, assisted living, nursing homes, Mexico, lower costs, attentive care, balmy temperatures, treatment )

Jennie
- 2567 days ago - usatoday.com
As millions of baby boomers reach retirement age and U.S. health care costs soar, Mexican nursing home managers expect more American seniors to head south in coming years. Mexico's proximity to the USA, low labor costs and warm climate ...
   

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