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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…]

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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…]

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Medicare Star Ratings Allow Nursing Homes to Game the System

CARMICHAEL, Calif. — The lobby of Rosewood Post-Acute Rehab, a nursing home in this Sacramento suburb, bears all the touches of a luxury hotel, including high ceilings, leather club chairs and paintings of bucolic landscapes. [Read more…]