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How Common is Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be tough. However, once the decision has been made, families expect their loved ones to be treated with respect and dignity. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. In fact, nursing home abuse is extremely common throughout the United States. Just look at these...
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Nursing Home Ratings may be Useless

A new investigative report published in The New York Times has found that the long-trusted nursing home rating system employed by Medicare may be useless. This is not because the exhausting compilation of nursing homes by region is cumbersome or difficult to navigate, but because the ratings themselves can be “gamed” by substandard nursing...
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