Tag: money

Nursing Home Demographics Changing

The Kaiser Family Foundation issued a report this month entitled “Changes in Characteristics, Needs, and Payment for Care of Elderly Nursing Home Residents: 1999 to 2004.” The proportion of elderly adults over age 65 in nursing homes has declined over the past two decades, most noticeably in recent years. Some...

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Elder Abuse

State and federal authorities have imposed “some of the most severe penalties” possible – short of shutdown – on a nursing home plagued by recent problems, including two patient deaths. The Chicago-based company that owns East Peoria Gardens Health Care Center faces a $100,000 fine and the loss of five...

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