Pittsburg Post-Gazette: The Coronavirus is Cutting a Deadly Swath Through Personal Care Homes (March 25, 2021) While much of the nation has focused on the “The Coronavirus is Cutting a Deadly Swath Through Personal Care Homes”
AARP: Nursing Homes Scramble to Enable Televisits Amid Coronavirus, (March 30, 2020) Federal restrictions barring visitors to nursing homes — except in cases of compassionate “Nursing Homes Scramble to Enable Televisits Amid Coronavirus”
New York Times: Some Assisted-Living Residents Don’t Get Promised Care, Suit Charges (February 14, 2020) It’s common in Assisted Living facilities to regularly assess individual “Some Assisted-Living Residents Don’t Get Promised Care, Suit Charges”
New York Times | Opinion: How Not to Grow Old in America (August 29, 2019) Assisted living facilities in the United States need serious reform “How Not to Grow Old in America”
Los Angeles Times: Is your loved one in a nursing home? Here’s why you should be alarmed (June 11, 2019) A congressional report publicly identified “Is your loved one in a nursing home? Here’s why you should be alarmed”
When: Wednesday, December 6th, at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET. Far too frequently, residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities are threatened with improper “WEBINAR: Defending Evictions from Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities”
When: Wednesday, May 25 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET Though the Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) Reform Act of 2014 made multiple “WEBINAR: Progress and Challenges in CA Assisted Living”
When: Thursday, December 17 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET Across the country, older adults with significant care needs are entering and aging into assisted “WEBINAR: Assisted Living: State Strategies for Meeting Residents’ Health Care Needs”
Ohio’s Medicaid program covered only a portion of the program’s assisted living bills, leaving frail seniors Betty Hilleger and Geraldine Saunders with unexpected sky-high expenses. And they were not alone. Thousands of Ohio’s seniors faced the same coverage gap. They applied for coverage, but faced delays and unreasonable bills even after they were supposed to be covered. Justice in Aging joined with the Cincinnati firm Beckman Weil Shepardson to represent Hilleger and Saunders in a class action suit against the state to eliminate this coverage gap.
Where do you want to live as you grow old and —very likely, at some point — lose the ability to take care of yourself? Probably, you want to remain at home, with necessary assistance along with ongoing contact with friends and family. Alternatively, you probably do not want to move into a nursing home.