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In Race for Medicare Dollars, Nursing Home Care May Lag

Promises of “decadent” hot baths on demand, putting greens and gurgling waterfalls to calm the mind: These luxurious touches rarely conjure images of a stay in a nursing home.  [Read more…]

Unmasked: How California’s largest nursing home chains perform

One nursing home chain operating in California racked up abuse complaints last year at a pace seven times the statewide rate. [Read more…]

Life and Death in Assisted Living (A PBS Frontline report)

A ProPublica and “Frontline” examination of the multibillion-dollar assisted living industry reveals a mishmash of minimal state regulation and no involvement by federal officials. [Read more…]

Sacramento judge upholds $23 million judgment against Emeritus care facility in woman’s death.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento judge has upheld a $23 million jury award in the death of an elderly woman suffering from bed sores at a Northern California assisted living facility and added $4 million in legal costs and fees to the judgment, a newspaper reported. [Read more…]