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Health & Wellness

Movie Industry Hospital and Nursing Home to Close
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, Motion Picture Television Fund, Nursing Homes )

Kristi
- 1918 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
- 1928 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
- 2019 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
- 2388 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
- 2434 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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