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Medicare instructs inspectors to look for staffing inadequacies in homes that report suspiciously low numbers of registered nurses and weekend workers.
The federal government is issuing bonuses and penalties to skilled nursing facilities based on how often their patients are readmitted to hospitals within a month of being discharged.
As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals grapple with how to talk to patients about gun safety at home.
Kaiser Health News gives readers a chance to comment on a recent batch of stories.
Is there anything families can do to fight these evictions?
Death and its companion, grief, are often ignored at nursing homes and assisted living centers, yet ignoring the loss can lead to depression, staff burnout and other problems.
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Joanne Kenen of Politico answer listeners’ questions about health policy and politics.
Two leading experts on caring for people with Alzheimer’s offer ways to make life better for patients and their caregivers.
Federal law bars insurers from using these test results for health coverage, but they can influence whether you get a plan covering long-term care.
As more Americans are diagnosed with dementia, families who have firearms struggle with ways to stay safe. A Kaiser Health News investigation uncovered dozens of cases of deaths and injuries.