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The Biden administration says the worst-of-the-worst nursing homes will now face tougher penalties if conditions don’t improve at their facilities.
By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
A major report says American nursing home residents are subjected to ineffective care and poor staffing, and that facility finances are shrouded in secrecy and regulatory lapses go unenforced.
By Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
Federal health officials are pressing nursing home workers to get their booster shots amid a spike in COVID-19 cases among staffers and a concerning lag in booster vaccination for residents and staff.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
New guidance Friday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services instructs nursing homes to allow visits at all times for all residents.
By Ivette Feliciano
Many LGBTQ+ seniors who live in long-term care communities and senior housing are fearful of being mistreated, refused care, neglected, or abused—with some even re-closeting themselves for safety. In many states, it's still legal to deny access to housing and…
By Rebecca Santana, Melinda Deslatte, Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press
Utility officials say power should be restored to almost all of New Orleans by Wednesday. Entergy said on Friday that not every customer will have power back in the city. Customers with damage where power enters their home will need…
Nursing homes and long-term care facilities house a tiny proportion of the U.S. population but they're estimated to account for about 3 in 10 coronavirus deaths.
By PBS NewsHour
His national profile soared last year, drawing praise for his leadership in New York state during the first months of the pandemic. Now, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under fire, facing allegations not just about his administration's handling of coronavirus data…
By Karen Matthews, Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
Democrats statewide appeared to be abandoning Cuomo in large numbers as Attorney General Letitia James rejected two proposals by the governor for an investigation of his conduct.
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