Posts by Tim Regan:

  • Five Star Mulls Future of Some Skilled Units As Occupancy Struggles

    Aug 09 2018

    Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) is evaluating the future of some skilled nursing units at certain continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), amid a decline in the product type’s occupancy and revenue. Occupancy at the the Newton, Massachusetts-based operator’s owned and leased senior living communities was 81.4% for the second quarter of 2018, a 170 Read More

  • Under Medicare Advantage Pressure, Skilled Nursing CEO Fires Self to Save Building

    Jul 19 2018

    The top executive at a skilled nursing and assisted living facility in Martinsville, Va., is soon to be out of a job — and he’s the one who signed the pink slip. Blue Ridge Village CEO Chris Oswald cut his own position in an effort to reduce costs amid lower reimbursements and lengths of stay, which Read More

  • Welltower Defends Genesis Moves Despite ‘Bumpy’ Outlook

    Feb 22 2018

    Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN) is upbeat about one of its most troubled tenants, even though the road ahead looks bumpy. CEO Tom DeRosa spent a good portion of Thursday’s fourth-quarter earnings call talking up one of the real estate investment trust’s (REIT) largest post-acute operating partners, Kennett Square, Pa.-based Genesis HealthCare (NYSE: GEN). Welltower’s wholly-owned Genesis portfolio Read More

  • NHI Sees Skilled Nursing Opportunity Despite Industry Woes

    Feb 16 2018

    Though some sizable skilled nursing operators are struggling with occupancy, the ones working with National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) aren’t. In fact, the real estate investment trust (REIT) sees some opportunity to grow its skilled nursing investments if the assets and operators are a good fit, executives said in an earnings call Friday. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based Read More

  • Avamere Announces a ‘Micro CCRC’ with No Skilled Nursing

    Feb 15 2018

    A regional senior care provider is looking to transform the traditional continuing care retirement community (CCRC) model by removing skilled nursing entirely — mirroring industry trends elsewhere. The Wilsonville, Ore.-based Avamere Family of Companies recently announced plans to open a “micro CCRC” in St. George, Utah. The development, which is part of the Sienna Hills master-planned Read More

  • In the Pipeline: $70 Million CCRC Planned in Durham, N.H.

    Jan 21 2018

    Construction: Planned Non-Profit’s Plan for $70 Million CCRC in N.H. Moves Forward A non-profit’s plan to build a new 222-unit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Durham, N.H., is steadily moving forward. RiverWoods Group is planning to build the CCRC on an 11-acre plot in the city, Foster’s Daily Democrat reported. As planned, the CCRC would Read More

  • Medicaid Increases May Boost SNF Quality More Than Competition

    Jan 09 2018

    The free market alone might not be enough to boost skilled nursing facility (SNF) quality, according to a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper. The paper, “Incentivizing Better Quality of Care: The Role of Medicaid and Competition in the Nursing Home Industry,” simulated the effects of policies in Pennsylvania that either raised regulated Medicaid Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Garden State SNF Completes $3.5 Million Facelift

    Jan 07 2018

    Construction: Complete New Jersey SNF Unveils $3.5 Million Upgrade Private equity firm Tryko Partners and its operating affiliate Marquis Health Services have completed a multi-million dollar renovation of the 215-bed Oakland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Oakland, New Jersey (pictured above). The work includes a newly renovated 3,500-square foot gym that includes a smart car Read More

  • Home Care Providers See SNF Medicaid Imbalance

    Jan 03 2018

    Louisiana nursing homes are getting most of the state’s Medicaid dollars over home care providers, according to a recent story on Business Report. But that’s not for lack of demand for home care services. The state currently has a backlog of around 31,000 Medicaid applicants for home-based care. “Across the country, we have had this issue of an Read More

  • CMS Mulls Ways to Address Improper Skilled Nursing Discharges

    Jan 02 2018

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new initiative aimed at blunting the growing trend of improper discharges at skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Across the country, the illegal “dumping,” or eviction, of SNF residents has become a widespread issue—so much so that it’s now one of the most frequent complaints made to Read More

  • In the Pipeline: 104-Unit SNF Comes Online in Houston

    Jan 01 2018

    Construction: Complete Pi Architects, McDonnell Construction and Senior Care Excellence have put the finishing touches on Medical Resort at Willowbrook, a skilled nursing and rehab facility in Houston. The SNF has 104 units, spans 59,000 square feet and provides post-acute nursing and rehab care, according to a press release. The facility is comprised of four small “houses,” each of Read More

  • SNF Occupancy, Operating Margins Continued to Drop in 2016

    Dec 20 2017

    National occupancy rates and operating margins for skilled nursing facility (SNF) providers trended downward in 2016, according to a new report from health care financial consulting and accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen — though certain areas of the country fared better than others. The report, which included data from more than 15,000 Medicare-certified SNFs across the U.S., provided Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Trilogy Plotting $18 Million Senior Care Center in Ohio

    Dec 18 2017

    Construction: Announced Trilogy Plotting New Ohio SNF * Trilogy Health Services is mulling opening an $18 million, 115-unit skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living community in Gahanna, Ohio. The community, tentatively called Trilogy Village Center, would span up to 79,000 square feet and replace single-family homes, reported Columbus Business First. New York City Residents Vow Read More

  • Families Sue Illinois Veterans’ Home After Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak

    Dec 13 2017

    The families of 11 seniors who died after widespread outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease at an Illinois home for veterans are suing the long-term care facility for negligence. Since July 2015, the disease has killed 13 residents and sickened at least 61 residents and workers at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, Ill., according to a new Read More

  • New Medicaid Feature Aims to Reduce Nursing Home Enrollments in Pa.

    Dec 11 2017

    Pennsylvania has unveiled a new Medicaid feature designed to reduce the number of nursing home enrollees in years to come. Under the Community HealthChoices initiative, insurers will be paid to manage Medicaid’s long-term care services with a financial incentive meant to prioritize in-home care for enrollees. The state is rolling out the program in 14 southwestern counties Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Two New SNFs Part of $201M Development in St. Louis

    Dec 10 2017

    Construction: Planned St. Louis Senior Housing Expansions to Include More Skilled Nursing Friendship Village’s plans to spend $201 million on expansions at two St. Louis senior living communities could bring more skilled nursing care to the area. As outlined, the expansion would include a 90-bed skilled nursing facility (SNF) with a rehab clinic and gym in Read More

  • As Wildfires Burn Near Los Angeles, Some SNFs Evacuated

    Dec 07 2017

    The wildfires burning swaths of land across Southern California have prompted some skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) to move their residents and staffers out of harm’s way. High winds on Thursday fueled a massive fire that charred nearly 100,000 acres in Ventura County, according to the Los Angeles Times. As the blaze raged on, it blew Read More

  • Fla. Lawmaker Pushes FEMA to Put SNFs First After Power Outages

    Dec 06 2017

    A Florida congresswoman is calling for more assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help prevent another scenario like the one that led to the deaths of 14 residents at a Florida nursing home that lost power in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in September. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson, a Democrat, recently added new Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Wyoming Lawmakers Mull $5.7 Million SNF

    Dec 03 2017

    Construction: Planned Wyoming Lawmakers Mull Veteran Retirement Home A new nursing home for veterans could open in Sheridan, Wyo. The Wyoming Veterans Commission and the Legislature’s Joint Transportation, Highways and Military Affairs Committee are discussing whether to build a 24-unit nursing home that would cost $5.78 million and open within five years, the Casper Star Tribune reported. Read More

  • Florida SNF Deaths After Hurricane Irma Ruled as Homicides

    Nov 27 2017

    The deaths of 12 residents at a Florida nursing home following a power failure in the wake of Hurricane Irma in September have been ruled as homicides. Eight residents of The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died after the nursing home lost power on Sept. 13, the Sun-Sentinel reported. Though facility was quickly evacuated, six more residents died Read More

  • In the Pipeline: $14.9 Million SNF Planned in Iowa

    Nov 22 2017

    Construction: Announced SNF Planned in Iowa UnityPoint Health is planning to build a new skilled nursing facility (SNF) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The SNF will span over 46,000 square feet and have 46 rooms for skilled nursing and short-term rehab services, according to KCRG TV9. Plans for the $14.9 million facility also call for an outpatient therapy Read More

  • In the Pipeline: South Dakota Gets First New SNF Since 1988

    Nov 17 2017

    Construction: In progress Illinois Community to Offer Short-Term Rehab A forthcoming senior living and nursing facility in Huntley, Illinois, will offer short-term rehab when it opens in December. The 110-bed Alden Estates of Huntley is part of a $51 million project from Alden Realty Services, the Northwest Herald reported. The project will also have independent living, assisted living Read More

  • Nurse Practitioners, Aides Still Among Fastest-Growing Jobs

    Nov 14 2017

    A rapidly aging U.S. population is expected to drive up demand for nurse practitioners and personal care and home health aides over the next decade, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Total employment is expected to increase by 11.5 million jobs between by 2026, representing a 0.7% annual rate of growth. Much of Read More

  • In the Pipeline: FutureCare Building $30 Million Rehab Center in Maryland

    Nov 06 2017

    Construction: In progress Work Underway for $30 Million Rehab Facility in Maryland Construction is moving along for a new FutureCare Health and Management rehab center in Landover, Md. The $30 million center will have 82 private and 34 semi-private rooms as well as perks and services such as a spa, salon, dialysis, ventilator unit, library, a media Read More

  • Despite Not Covering Personal Care, Medicare May Be Paying for it Anyway

    Nov 01 2017

    Medicare spends roughly three times more on beneficiaries who need help with two or more activities of daily living (ADLs) due to physical or cognitive impairments than those that don’t, according to a new study from the Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA). The group, which represents more than two dozen industry and consumer organizations with the goal of improving outcomes, examined Read More

  • Generator Rule Appeal Leaves Florida SNFs in the Dark

    Oct 31 2017

    Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and assisted living communities in Florida are scratching their heads over whether a controversial emergency generator rule from Gov. Rick Scott is still due to take effect, even after a judge struck it down last week. Scott’s order, issued on Sept. 16, gave SNFs and assisted living communities 60 days to install Read More

  • Person-Centered Care May Boost SNF Resident Satisfaction

    Oct 31 2017

    Nursing homes that employed a person-centered care (PCC) philosophy saw higher resident satisfaction than those that didn’t, according to a new study conducted by Kansas State University and the LeadingAge LTSS Center at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in Kansas that participated in a statewide program called Promoting Excellent Alternatives in Kansas (PEAK 2.0) saw higher Read More

  • Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Generator Rule for SNFs

    Oct 27 2017

    A judge has ruled that Florida Gov. Rick Scott cannot order skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) or assisted living communities to install generators, citing lack of emergency conditions. Administrative Law Judge Garnett Chisenhall of Florida’s Division of Administrative Hearings invalidated the rule on Oct. 27 on the grounds that Scott “failed to demonstrate the existence of an immediate Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Miami Jewish Health Plots New SNF

    Oct 27 2017

    Construction: Announced New York Hospital May Move Nursing Home Into Bigger Digs Auburn Community Hospital is one step closer to moving its Finger Lakes Center nursing home into a currently vacant skilled nursing facility (SNF) in Sennett, N.Y. The nursing home closed in 2015 after a merger with the Mercy Health & Rehabilitation Center in nearby Auburn. New Read More

  • Senior Care M&A Spending Lagged in Q3

    Oct 26 2017

    The dollar volume of senior housing and care properties changing hands dipped slightly in the third quarter of 2017—but nearly half of all deals that quarter involved skilled nursing properties or portfolios. About $2.5 billion worth of such acquisitions were publicly announced during the second quarter of 2017, according to the most recent statistics from Irving Read More

  • SNF Placement More Likely for Men Lacking Caregivers After Stroke

    Oct 26 2017

    After suffering a stroke, men without a caregiver were more likely to end up in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) than those with more help, according to a new study published in the Oct. 26 edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Within five years of a stroke, 21.3% of the study’s 560 participants were Read More

  • SNFs Renew Push to Change Three-Day Stay Rule

    Oct 24 2017

    Skilled nursing facility (SNF) operators and industry advocates are urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to change a rule related to the way hospital stays are classified. The Observation Stays Coalition—a group formed in 2010 that includes organizations such as the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and AARP—is leading the charge against the Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Methodist Retirement Plans Texas Rehab and SNF

    Oct 23 2017

    Construction: Planned Methodist Retirement Communities Plans Texas Senior Living and Skilled Nursing Community Methodist Retirement Communities has announced plans for a new independent, assisted living and memory care community in Fort Worth, Texas. The community, Stevenson Oaks, will include 16 skilled nursing suites, 24 rehab suites, 159 independent living apartment homes with various amenities, 36 Read More

  • Worker Sues SNF Employer Over ‘Invasive’ Fingerprint Scans

    Oct 22 2017

    An employee of a skilled nursing and rehab center in Illinois is taking his employer to court over mandatory fingerprint scans he says violate a state privacy law. Martin Ragsdale filed suit in Illinois circuit court against Paramount of Oak Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, according to Law360. Ragsdale said Read More

  • In the Pipeline: 75-Bed SNF Planned in Florida

    Oct 16 2017

    Construction: Planned Lee Health Opening SNF in Florida Florida health care system Lee Health is opening a 75-bed skilled nursing facility (SNF) in Fort Myers, Fla. All of the forthcoming SNF’s rooms will be private and have bathrooms equipped with showers, reports the News-Press. The SNF is expected to open in the beginning of 2019. Read More

  • As SNFs Slash Anti-Psych Use, Controversial ‘Little Red Pill’ Steps In

    Oct 12 2017

    A new “little red pill” with possible negative side effects is gaining steam in long-term care facilities that treat dementia patients, a CNN investigation has found. The pill, Nuedexta, is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat a disorder referred to as Pseudobulbar affect (PBA), which is known to cause fits of laughter or crying. Just Read More

  • Top 10 States for Aging, Mapped

    Oct 11 2017

    High-quality nursing homes and a healthy senior population have made Colorado, Maine and Hawaii the best states in the U.S. for growing old, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report. To come up with its rankings, U.S. News examined the 50 states across 12 metrics using data from sources such as the Kaiser Read More

  • Four Themes Are Key to Nurse-CNA Communication

    Oct 10 2017

    Skilled nursing providers that want to improve communication between nurses and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) should study the four themes of the “rules of performance,” according to a University of Utah study scheduled to be published in the Sept.-Oct. edition of Geriatric Nursing. For the study, researchers observed, shadowed and interviewed seven nurses and 10 CNAs who worked Read More

  • Largest Texas SNF Operator Takes Heat Over Hurricane Response

    Oct 09 2017

    Texas state regulators are scrutinizing the state’s largest skilled nursing facility (SNF) operator after one of its administrators reportedly refused to allow an evacuation during Hurricane Harvey. An investigation is underway to determine why Lake Arthur Place in Port Arthur, Texas, initially stopped volunteers from taking its 70 residents away in boats even though the Read More

  • Pennsylvania Suit May Affect How SNF Operators Advertise

    Oct 08 2017

    A case in front of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court about a skilled nursing provider’s marketing materials could have implications for how SNFs advertise their services nationwide. Back in 2015, the state’s Office of Attorney General (OAG) argued that skilled nursing provider Golden Gate National Senior Care ran afoul of consumer protection laws by misrepresenting some of Read More

  • Wages Rose for Rehab Employees in Long-Term Care in 2017

    Oct 05 2017

    Wages are slowly climbing for rehab directors and therapists in the long-term care sector, according to the latest report from the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service (HCS), a national health care and salary and benefits research firm. The report, Rehabilitation Salary & Benefits Report 2017-2018, tracked responses from 2,485 providers of long-term care, which includes skilled nursing and Read More

  • Genesis Tests Exoskeleton as Part of Innovation Push

    Oct 04 2017

    The rehab-focused subsidiary of Genesis HealthCare (NYSE: GEN) is making an effort to study and pilot new technology—including futuristic innovations like an exoskeleton for rehab patients. The Kennett Square, Pennsylvania-based Genesis Rehab Services (GRS), which provides rehabilitation services at more than 1,700 locations across the U.S., is linking up with some forward-thinking startups to foster new Read More

  • How Millennials Could Ward Off a Skilled Nursing Staffing Crisis

    Oct 02 2017

    An influx of millennials is energizing the nursing workforce during a crucial period of demand growth—but that may be offset by a wave of baby boomers retiring en masse. An average millennial is now 186% more likely to become a registered nurse (RN) than an average baby boomer, according to a new study published in the October edition of Health Read More

  • In the Pipeline: $37 Million SNF Planned for Florida

    Oct 02 2017

    Construction: Planned Skilled Nursing Facility Planned in Central Florida Orlando Health is planning to open $37 million, 110-bed skilled nursing facility (SNF) in Ocoee, Fla. Work on the Orlando Health Center for Rehabilitation is slated to begin later this year, reports the Orlando Business Journal. The facility will provide short-term rehab services and long-term care. The SNF could Read More

  • Execs Feel Confident About Pace of Senior Housing, Skilled Nursing M&A

    Sep 27 2017

    Some long-term care and senior living industry leaders are feeling good buying properties heading into the fourth quarter of 2017—though some of that optimism may rest with senior housing. More than 150 senior housing and health care company executives weighed in on the 12-month outlook for the industries as part of a new survey from Capital Read More

  • Skilled Nursing Costs Rise Amid Labor Woes

    Sep 26 2017

    The cost of nursing home stays has ticked up a notch thanks in part to ongoing labor issues, according to the latest Cost of Care Survey from insurer Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW). National median rates for semi-private room nursing home care increased 4.44% and hit $7,148 per month; private-room nursing home care, meanwhile, reached $8,121 per month, a 5.50% Read More

  • American Hospital Association Slams MedPAC Post-Acute Proposal

    Sep 19 2017

    A recommendation from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to overhaul the payment system for post-acute care has drawn criticism from the world’s largest hospital association. Last June, MedPAC recommended a new prospective payment system (PPS) prototype that would move away from the current fee-for-service (FFS) system. Adopting a unified PPS and redistributing payments across post-acute Read More

  • Skilled Nursing Pipeline: Genesis Opens New Jersey Rehab Facility

    Sep 15 2017

    Construction: Planned Ciena Healthcare Plots SNF in Michigan Local officials recently gave the go-ahead to a planned skilled nursing facility in Grand Haven Township, Mich. Ciena Healthcare in 2019 will break ground on the Regency at Grand Haven, a 120-bed SNF, reports the Grand Haven Tribune. Diversicare Community in Missouri Seeks to Add Rehab Units A Read More

  • Trump Plan to End DACA Likely Won’t Help Skilled Nursing Labor Shortage

    Sep 13 2017

    President Donald Trump’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration program may trim the number of workers available to the skilled nursing industry and worsen the industry’s ongoing labor difficulties. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on September 5 that the administration will end the Obama-era program that protects about 800,000 adults—usually Read More

  • For SNF Providers, Cost to Meet Emergency Prep Rule May Vary

    Sep 11 2017

    As the floodwaters left by two major hurricanes recede in Texas and Florida, skilled nursing operators across the U.S. are battening down the hatches before the emergency preparedness rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hits in November. And although the end goal is clear, the total costs aren’t always so easy Read More

  • Nursing Home Job Growth Lags Far Behind Other Major Health Segments

    Sep 06 2017

    Despite huge growth across the board, nursing homes are adding jobs more slowly than any other major health care segment in the U.S. That’s according to a new report from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). The report, which was funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Nathan Cummings Foundation, tracks the changing patterns of Read More

  • Ohio-Based CommuniCare to Operate 16 Former Kindred SNFs

    Sep 06 2017

    Large regional care provider CommuniCare has announced it will take over 16 of Kindred Healthcare’s (NYSE: KND) former skilled nursing facilities in Indiana. The SNFs will provide rehab and holistic healing services, according to a press release. Current staffers are expected to remain in place during the transition. With the latest acquisition, the Cincinnati, Ohio-based provider now operates Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Workers to Move Dirt on $60 Million SNF in New York

    Sep 05 2017

    Construction: Planned Plans Approved for Ciena Healthcare SNF in Michigan Ciena Healthcare can now move forward with its plans for a new skilled nursing facility in St. Claire Shores, Mich. City officials recently approved an amended version of a proposal previously discussed in July, reports C&G Newspapers. Georgia Hospital to Include Skilled Nursing Wing A hospital Read More

  • Iowa Sen. Presses CMS Over Abuse Protections for Skilled Nursing Residents

    Sep 05 2017

    Sen. Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, joined a growing chorus by questioning whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is doing enough to protect skilled nursing residents from abuse. In a letter penned last Friday, Grassley pressed CMS on “why it has failed to ensure that nursing home abuse and neglect cases are reported to law Read More

  • Social Security Program Could Help SNF Residents Manage Own Finances

    Aug 30 2017

    A seldom-used Social Security program could help more people with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia manage their money, according to a new research brief from Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research. The Representative Payee Program lets a designated proxy receive and manage a retiree’s benefit check for them. Without some form of money management, seniors with dementia are Read More

  • How Skilled Nursing Could Help Fight ‘Pop Drop’

    Aug 30 2017

    By offering more short-term stay services, skilled nursing facilities could help keep spousal caregivers from dropping their partners off at the emergency department as a source of respite, a phenomenon known in some medical circles as “pop drop.” That’s according to a new University of Michigan study in the Aug. 24 edition of the Journal Read More

  • Restaurant-Style Dining Among Hot Food Trends in Skilled Nursing

    Aug 24 2017

    Skilled nursing facilities and their food service providers across the country are embracing a more hospitable approach to dining. Though it was once commonplace for meals to occur at set times and include pre-portioned, pre-packaged options, more and more SNF operators are letting residents weigh in on what — and when — they eat. The Read More

  • Researchers Probe Race’s Role in Advance Care Planning

    Aug 23 2017

    A new study has examined whether the color of someone’s skin could affect advance care planning — but the researchers behind it caution that the verdict might not yet be in. The paper, which is titled “Advance Care Planning in Skilled Nursing Facilities: A Multisite Examination of Professional Judgments” appeared in Tuesday’s edition of the academic Read More

  • [Updated] Presence Health Seeks to Merge With Amita Health

    Aug 22 2017

    The largest Catholic health system in Illinois has signed a deal to merge with a joint venture of the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. Presence Health will become part of Amita Health, a joint venture between Alexian Brothers Health System and Adventist Midwest Health. The Chicago-based Amita is part of Ascension, encompassing nine Read More

  • In the Pipeline: Mainstreet, Tutera Plot Multi-Million Dollar SNFs in the Midwest

    Aug 21 2017

    Construction: Planned Tennessee SNF Set to Grow Overton County Health and Rehab, a skilled nursing facility in Livingston, Tennessee, is planning to expand. If all goes according to plan, the expansion would take place this fall, reports the Livingston Enterprise, a local news publication. Planned Mainstreet SNF Moves Forward in Indiana Local officials recently gave their Read More

  • Poll Shows Skilled Nursing Skepticism Among Hispanic Americans

    Aug 21 2017

    Hispanic Americans aren’t totally sure nursing homes and assisted living communities can handle their needs, according to a new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Just 16% of Hispanics age 40 and older are “extremely or very confident” that nursing homes can take their cultural needs into account, the study found. That number didn’t Read More

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