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Get Me to Hogeweyk Before It’s Too Late

In an attempt to keep patients as physically and psychologically comfortable as possible, a town-within-a-town in the Netherlands allows people with dementia to walk, shop and eat—and nearly everything else one does in a community—safely.

Posted on Feb 21, 2014 READ MORE



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The Lowdown on Nursing Home Deficiencies

ProPublica has refreshed its Nursing Home Inspect app to include thousands more deficiencies found by government inspectors in nursing homes around the country.

Posted on Sep 5, 2012 READ MORE


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A Calamity in the Making

A major reason for enacting health reform is the fate of elderly and disabled patients—especially the indigent—in nursing homes and assisted-care facilities. Nobody is affected more by the confluence of the health care stalemate and the recession than these patients.

Posted on Feb 22, 2010 READ MORE


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