AARP Wants Civil Rights Investigation Into Way California Deals With Nursing Home Evictions
An NPR investigation finds that just 7 percent of nursing homes that were found to have violated an eviction law in California were fined by the state.
AARP Foundation Sues Nursing Home To Stop Illegal Evictions
A California judge could decide Tuesday if Gloria Single will be reunited with her husband, Bill. She's 83 years old. He's 93. The two have been married for 30 years. They lived in the same nursing home until last March, when Gloria Single was evicted without warning. Her situation isn't unique. Nationwide, eviction is the leading complaint about nursing homes. In California last year, more than 1,500 nursing home residents complained that they were discharged involuntarily. That's an increase of 73 percent since 2011. (Jaffe, 11/13)