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Long Term Care

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  • Social Security Q&A: Can I get benefits beyond SSI?

    Question: I am getting Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Can I get other kinds of help?
  • Audit finds some L.A. County nursing home cases prematurely closed

    Los Angeles County auditors have found problems with the way the public health department investigates nursing home complaints involving issues of safety, neglect and other problems that could jeopardize the well-being of residents. After reviewing a...

    More to Nursing Homes Than Errors

    There is more to nursing homes than errors and fines [Aug. 21, news, "7 Nursing Homes Fined For Errors"]. On a positive note, nursing homes are places where dog parades happen, where the residents smile and laugh, and where holiday events are celebrated....

    Rekha Basu: Trendiness aside, ice bucket challenge a triumph for those who have suffered

    My son explained the gig this way: People are dumping buckets of ice water over themselves, filming it and posting the videos online. Then they tag three others, who have 24 hours to do the same or pay up. They're doing this in the name of ALS. I wasn'...

    Cummings presses feds on nursing home grades

    Cummings presses feds on nursing home grades
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Tuesday called on federal health officials to reevaluate how they grade nursing homes in response to reports that some facilities are gaming the system. In a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the...