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Four Connecticut nursing homes fined

August 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The state Department of Public Health has fined four nursing homes following staff errors and lapses in care earlier this year.

Some hospice providers neglecting patients, abusing Medicare, according to HHS report

August 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The report calls for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is a key player in the funding of hospice services, to increase its level of scrutiny to improve the detection of these problems.

CMS gives one-star ratings to nearly 1400 nursing homes

August 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Less than a month after a New York Times story revealed concerns about insufficient nursing home staffing levels, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) handed out nearly 1,400 one-star reviews.

Blue Ridge CEO falls on sword, fires self to cut assisted living facility's costs

July 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The top executive of an assisted living community and rehab facility in Martinsville, Virginia, is soon to be out of a job, and it’s by his own design.

Independent housing, home-based services push SNF to full occupancy

July 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Fort Hudson, which is based in Fort Edward, N.Y., in upstate Washington County,  was originally incorporated as an 80-bed nursing home in 1969, and it didn’t end up expanding into independent housing until the year 2000. 

Wisconsin faces growing long-term care demands versus dwindling work force

July 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Seven nursing homes in Wisconsin have closed this year, according to the Department of Health Services. In the last five years, 27 have closed.

Reports, reality disagree in latest government data

July 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government for years, according to new federal data, bolstering the long-held suspicions of many families that staffing levels were often inadequate.

Undercover operation discovers discrimination at nursing facilities

July 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The suit follows nearly two years of undercover inquiries.

Redding nursing home employees endure heat for improved wages and benefits

July 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Members of the Service Employees International Union carried signs and chanted as they stood on the sidewalk outside Windsor Care Center on Court Street.

Nonprofit CCRC commits funds to begin new institute on aging

July 3, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) is hoping to soon provide services to the approximately 60,000 local seniors who live outside of its walls, through a new Institute on Aging.

Long-term care collaboration is key, experts say

June 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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John Derr, a consultant and former senior vice president and CIO/CTO for Golden Living Centers, spoke Monday at the Long Term & Post Acute Care Health IT Summit in Washington, D.C.

Top-paid skilled nursing CEO list shifts in 2018

June 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In 2017, Skilled Nursing News profiled the salaries of the seven highest-paid CEOs at the biggest skilled nursing companies for the previous year.

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