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10/02/18 The Nursing Home Industry is Shrinking
NY Times
09/23/18

Like a Plague on the Elderly
OC Register

09/07/18 Assisted Living Kicks Out The Frail ’Cause ‘We Can’t Take Care Of You Any Longer’
https://californiahealthline.org/
09/05/18 An elderly resident fell 24 times in a year. His Sacramento care facility faces $10,000 fine
Sacramento Bee
08/07/18

'Dear Doctor' Letters Use Peer Pressure, Government Warning To Stop Overprescribing
NPR

07/25/18

Defendant Named in Senior Care Lawsuit Speaks Out
KGET

07/13/18

Elder Abuse and Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Bakersfield Senior Rehabilitation Facility
KGET

06/27/18

Attorney: Santa Rosa Senior Home Destroyed in Fire Had no Backup Generator to Aid Evacuees
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/

06/25/18

Secret data: Most VA Nursing Homes Have More Residents with Bed Sores, Pain, than Private Facilities
See video
USA Today

05/14/18

L.A. County Unlawfully Terminated Thousands Of Medi-Cal Recipients, Court Rules

Read California Healthline's May 14, 2018 article
Read the press release
Read Judge Chalfant's decision
https://californiahealthline.org/

05/03/18

Inadequate Oversight Allows Poor Care At California Nursing Homes To Go Unchecked, State Audit Finds
https://californiahealthline.org/

05/01/18

Audit Slams State Oversight of Nursing Facilities
http://www.calhealthreport.org

04/10/18

California Nursing Home Accused of Dumping Patient at Homeless Shelter
CBS - Los Angeles

02/28/18

Ongoing WFAA investigation of nursing home abuse and neglect:
Part 1: Criminal Caretakers
Part 2: Criminal Caretakers (Cont.)
Part 3: Criminal Caretakers (Cont.)

Part 4: Drugged and Dying

WFAA

02/28/18

Profits Over Patients
KTVU

02/9/18

‘It’s Easier to Take Care of Zombies’: HRW Raises Alarm Over Sedative Abuse in US Nursing Homes
RT

02/9/18

Report: Nursing Home Patients Over-Medicated Across U.S.
KTVU

02/9/18

New Report Details Misuse of Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes
Associated Press

02/9/18

Risky Antipsychotic Drugs Still Overprescribed In Nursing Homes
NPR

02/9/18

Nursing homes sedate residents with dementia by misusing antipsychotic drugs, report finds
CNN

01/3/17

Care Suffers as More Nursing Homes Feed Money Into Corporate Webs
New York Times

01/3/17

CMS Mulls Ways to Address Improper Skilled Nursing Discharges
Skilled Nursing News

11/7/17

New Rules to Protect Nursing Home Residents are in Congressional Crosshairs
Human Rights Watch

11/6/17

Outrageous! Nursing Home Illegally Dumps Resident They Don't Want
Forbes

11/6/17

This nursing home sent her back home where cockroaches and maggots had attacked her
The Fresno Bee

10/27/17

State investigation launched into fire evacuation at Oakmont Senior Living complex in Santa Rosa
The Press Democrat

09/27/17

Widespread need for nursing care beds hits home in San Francisco
KALW

09/21/17

Many Nursing Homes Aren't Prepared For Even Basic Emergencies
NPR

09/21/17

A lonely man and an Alzheimer’s patient. Is it sexual assault or consensual sex?
The Sacramento Bee

09/18/17

Deaths and Damage in Hurricane-Affected US Nursing Facilities
Human Rights Watch

09/12/17

Sub-Acute Patients Can Stay in San Francisco, Administrators Say
Mission Local

09/11/17

Families Fight Closure of Nursing Unit in San Francisco
KQED

09/11/17

Alzheimer’s patient was sexually abused, state says. Now nursing home says it’s closing
Sacramento Bee

09/11/17

Largest Assisted Living Chain In U.S. Sued For Poor Care Of Elderly
California Healthline

08/28/17

Serious Nursing Home Abuse Often Not Reported To Police, Federal Investigators Find
NPR

08/20/17

No one believed he would rape nursing home residents. Now he is going to prison
CNN

08/18/17

Trump Moves to Impede Consumer Lawsuits Against Nursing Homes
New York Times

08/16/17

Families, doctors plead to keep S.F.’s only sub-acute facility open
Mission Local

08/16/17

Families fear death for patients told to ship out from SF hospital
SF Examiner

07/27/17

Supes Protest Letting Sutter Health Close Long-Term Care Unit at St. Luke's
SFist

07/26/17

SF supes demand Sutter Health keep long-term beds in Mission
SFChronicle

07/19/17

'I'm falling, I'm falling.' State blames elderly dementia patient's death on Valley Convalescent Hospital care, fines facility $100,000
Bakersfield.com

07/16/17

Marin nursing homes’ operator faces state inquiry over billings
Marin Independent Journal

07/13/17

Off the Top - What California's audit of a skilled nursing giant might find
North Coast Journal

07/10/17

California Lawsuit Aims To Protect Spouses Of Disabled From Financial Ruin
California Healthline

07/5/17

Poor Patient Care at Many Nursing Homes Despite Stricter Oversight
NY Times

06/28/17

Trumpcare Could Bring Back an Epidemic of Abuse
NY Times

06/23/17

Nursing Home Workers Still Posting Nude and Vulgar Photos of Residents on Snapchat
ProPublica

06/21/17

Supervisors Call for Hearing On Closure Of St. Luke's Skilled Nursing Facility
Hoodline San Francisco

06/16/17

Mission District Skilled Nursing Facility To Close
San Francisco Patch

06/15/17

Nursing facility at St. Luke’s to close
San Francisco Chronicle

06/14/17

Newbury Park nursing home pays in class-action settlement
Ventura County Star

06/13/17

Trump wants to deny nursing-home residents and their families the right to sue
LA Times

05/08/17

Skilled Nursing Defendants File for Change of Venue
North Coast Journal

04/27/17

Eureka Rehabilitation Accused of Dumping Patient
North Coast Journal

04/26/17

Brune: No estimates on how bad Social Security fraud is
Washington Post

04/06/17

Naming and Blaming
North Coast Journal

03/29/17

Wrongful death suits filed against Eureka nursing homes
Eureka Times-Standard

03/17/17

Nursing home rape epidemic: What's being done after CNN report?
CNN

03/10/17

State documents detail patient care violations at Eureka nursing home
Eureka Times-Standard

03/01/17

Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Center Fined $160,000 by State
North Coast Journal

02/23/17

Six Women. Three Nursing Homes. And The Man Accused Of Rape And Abuse
CNN

02/23/17

My mother was raped at 88 -- but never defeated
CNN

02/23/17

Sick, Dying And Raped In America's Nursing Homes
CNN

01/4/17

New Nursing Home Rules Offer Residents More Control Of Their Care
Kaiser Health News

12/28/16

Chronic abuse at Inglewood-Centinela nursing home
Compton Herald

12/22/16

Bluffing: A billionaire's high-stakes gamble with patient lives
North Coast Journal

12/22/16

Dear Shlomo,
North Coast Journal

12/17/16

Why hospital patients go to nursing homes with poor ratings
Kaiser Health News

12/1/16

California Tests Electronic Database For End-Of-Life Wishes
California Healthline

11/27/16

Rule Change Could Push Hospitals To Tell Patients About Nursing Home Quality
NPR

11/16/16

State responds to Brius nursing home closure concerns
Eureka Times-Standard

10/13/16

The Case of the Missing $5 Million
North Coast Journal

10/5/16

Nursing home operator from Chicago jailed as feds allege $1 billion scheme
Chicago Tribune

09/28/16

State approves plan to shutter three Humboldt County nursing homes
Sacramento Bee

09/28/16

U.S. Just Made It a Lot Less Difficult to Sue Nursing Homes
New York Times

09/12/16

Failure to Improve Is Still Being Used, Wrongly, to Deny Medicare Coverage
New York Times

08/20/16

Private Equity Pursues Profits in Keeping the Elderly at Home
New York Times

08/4/16

The Death of Jeannie Newstrom
North Coast Journal

07/26/16

Nursing Home Residents Still Vulnerable to Abuse
New York Times

07/23/16

Canoga Park nursing home fined $75,000 for resident’s death
The Los Angeles Daily News

06/27/16

VOX POPULI: Family Council— A New Voice for Nursing Home Residents at Kei-Ai Los Angeles
Rafu Shimpo

06/17/16

A senior moment: Would a Continuing Care Retirement Community be a good choice for you?
Oroville MR

06/3/16

How does a 28-year-old raise more than $1 million for a congressional bid?
LA Times

05/7/16

Owner Of California’s Biggest Nursing Home Chain Comes Under Fire
KCBS

05/8/16

Nursing homes turn to eviction to drop difficult patients
AP Wire

04/19/16

Long-Term Care Facilities Lack Oversight, Advocates Say
Governing

04/12/16

Profit motive and mental health care in California
The Sacramento Bee

03/27/16

A pattern of profit and subpar care at Mass. nursing homes
The Boston Globe

03/24/16

Team 10: East county woman demands state investigate nursing home where her mom got scabies
KGTV San Diego

03/24/16

Team 10: Scabies outbreak reported at local nursing home
KGTV San Diego

03/07/16

Canoga Park nursing home fined $100,000 by state after woman’s death
The Los Angeles Daily News

02/26/16

The Agonizing Limbo Of Abandoned Nursing Home Residents
Kaiser Health News

02/25/16

Nursing Home Evictions Strand The Disabled In Costly Hospitals
NPR

02/23/16

Emeritus at Santa Rosa nursing home to pay $1 million in settlement
The Press Democrat

02/21/16

Pivotal Nursing Home Suit Raises a Simple Question: Who Signed the Contract?
New York Times

02/05/16

Judge halts end-of-life decision-making for nursing home patients
SF Gate

02/04/16

Wage theft allegations grow against Bay Area elder care homes
San Jose Mercury News

01/14/16

In nursing homes, deaths are shrouded in secrecy and silence
Stat News

12/31/15

Filth at Castro Valley boarding home concerns neighbors
The Contra Costa Times

12/21/15

Nursing home workers have been posting abusive photos
of elderly on social media

The Washington Post

12/19/15

Nursing home penalized for not giving medication to patients with serious health issues
The Modesto Bee

12/19/15

State investigates Modesto nursing center over patient transfers
California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting

11/29/15

Watchdog: Hazards, training, background checks among problems at troubled assisted-living facilities
The Orange County Register

10/24/15

Judge strikes down state law giving nursing homes power over patients without families
California Health Report

10/24/15

FBI raids Riverside nursing home
The Sacramento Bee

10/09/15

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill stemming from 2013 Castro Valley care home case
Mercury News

10/05/2015

United States Obtains $255,000 Settlement of Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Continuing Care Retirement Community in Lincolnshire, Illinois
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Public Affairs

10/05/15

Can nursing homes get 300,000 dementia patients off deadly antipsychotics?
Aljazeera America

09/30/2015

Nursing Homes Bill for More Therapy Than Patients Need, U.S. Says
New York Times

08/18/2015

Family of woman who lit herself on fire sues California’s largest nursing home owner
Pasadena Star-News

08/14/2015

California’s largest nursing home owner sued
The Sacramento Bee

08/6/2015

Are nursing homes in New Mexico putting profits over patients?
Al Jazeera America

07/12/2015

Popular blood thinner causing deaths, injuries in nursing homes
The Washington Post

07/09/2015

The Shut Out: Why have Humboldt County's skilled nursing facilities stopped accepting patients
The North Coast Journal

06/30/2015

L.A. County approves new pact for troubled nursing home inspection program
LA Times

06/28/2015

State, L.A. County near deal to provide additional $15 million for nursing home inspections
Kaiser Health News

06/26/2015

Judge Strikes California Law That Allowed Nursing Homes To Make Medical Decisions For Mentally Incompetent Residents
Kaiser Health News

06/20/2015

Keep up nursing home oversight
The Sacramento Bee

06/13/2015

California’s largest nursing home owner under fire from government regulators
The Sacramento Bee

05/18/2015

L.A. County slow to probe nursing home complaints, state statistics show
The LA Times

05/11/2015

Nursing home closure strands residents
The Bakersfield Californian

04/14/2015

As Nursing Homes Chase Lucrative Patients, Quality of Care Is Said to Lag
The New York Times

04/12/2015

New Wrinkle for Health Law
Wall Street Journal

04/07/2015

Low-wage workers were cheated at care homes, U.S. says
SF Gate

03/27/2015

Legislation Revives Effort To Limit Medi-Cal Estate Recovery
California Healthline

03/09/2015

2 charged with elder abuse over abandoned Castro Valley care home
SF Gate

03/07/2015

Nursing home woes: Is a fix in the works?
UT San Diego

02/26/2015

Bill pushes more nursing home oversight, transparency
Sacramento Bee

02/20/2015

Medicare Toughens Standards on Nursing Homes
New York Times

02/19/2015

Court Rules California Health Officials Can’t Hide Hospital And Nursing Home Citation Details
Sacramento Bee

02/17/2015

Facing Suits, a Nursing Home in California Seeks Bankruptcy
New York Times

02/11/2015

Second Top Boss Leaves California Public Health Department
Sacramento Bee

12/25/2014

Mercury News editorial: California still failing after Valley Springs care home disaster
Mercury News

11/11/2014

Nursing-home ownership murky in California
Public Source

10/01/2014

Overmedicated and Misinformed
KCET

09/08/2014

Alleged Overuse of Risperdal and Other Medications Sparks Federal Nursing Home Lawsuit, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Digital Journal

07/18/2014

"Alive Inside" Shows How Music Can Break Through the Fog of Dementia
Scientific American

07/01/2014

Drug Abuse: Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes
AARP Bulletin

04/14/2014

Waiting And Waiting On The Nursing Home Inspector
Kaiser Health News

04/10/2014

Los Angeles County health supervisor transferred after nursing home audit
Kaiser Health News

04/05/2014

Los Angeles County Audit Finds Backlog Of Nursing Home Complaints
Kaiser Health News

03/17/2014

Behavioral Therapies Better Than Antipsychotics for Dementia Patients, Nurses Say
The Washington Post

03/07/2014

County health department betrays respect our elders deserve: Editorial
Press Telegram

03/05/2014

L.A. County Health Officials Grilled Over Nursing Home Inspections
Kaiser Health News

03/03/2014

Exclusive report: Nursing home investigations in Los Angeles cut short, documents show
Kaiser Health News

02/20/2014

Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk
Los Angeles Times

02/4/2014

Nursing Home Settlement Alters How Drugs Are Administered
Ventura County Star

12/29/2013

A Tool Consumers Need
New York Times

11/21/2013

In California, $1 Million in Unpaid Fines for Assisted Living Centers
ProPublica

11/20/2013

Dementia Patients Still Getting Dangerous Antipsychotic Drugs In Nursing Homes
Forbes

11/18/2013

Alameda County: Assisted Living Reform Advocates Hope New Director Will Overhaul State's Licensing Agency
San Jose Mercury News

11/04/2013

J.&J. to Pay $2.2 Billion in Risperdal Settlement
New York Times

10/31/2013

In California, $1 Million in Unpaid Fines for Assisted Living Centers
ProPublica

09/23/2013

Doctors: Anti-psychotic meds overused for dementia, kids
USA Today

09/12/2013

NC leads nation in lowering antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes
Newsobserver.com

09/09/2013

Crimes go uninvestigated at care homes
Center for Health Reporting & U-T San Diego

08/26/2013

Nursing Homes' Drug Use Falls
The Wall Street Journal

08/12/2013

Long-term care advocate wins award
Ventura County Star

07/17/2013

Anti-psychotic drugs to nursing home patients protested
Enterprisenews.com

07/14/2013

Nursing Homes Temper Their Reliance on Drugs
NewJersey.com

07/12/2013

Sedative use drops at nursing homes
Boston Globe

06/01/2013

Nursing-home patients are often not given the choice of the medical care they do and don't get
Consumer Reports

04/03/2013

Most Dementia Patients Can Safely Stop Antipsychotics
Medscape

03/07/2013

Local nursing homes leading movement to reduce chemical restraints
Ventura County Star

03/01/2013

Weaning Nursing Homes From Their Dependence On Antipsychotics
Gotham Gazette

02/25/2013

Investigation: How NYC Nursing Homes Drug Seniors Into Submission
Gotham Gazette

01/31/2013

High use of antipsychotics in Connecticut nursing homes stirs concerns, reforms
New Haven Register

01/09/2013

Former nursing director sentenced to 3 years for inappropriately medicating patients
Bakersfield Californian

01/09/2013

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Nurse Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for 'Convenience Drugging' Elder Patients
Press Release: California Department of Justice

01/08/2013

Medical board allows over-drugging of elderly patients
Mercury News

12/27/2012

6 Steps to Nondrug Management of Dementia
Medscape

12/23/2012

Mass. fails to rein in sedating of seniors
Boston Globe

12/19/2012

Scams targeting veterans on the rise
Tribune Media Services

12/05/2012

Federal clampdown looming on reverse mortgages
Reuters

11/28/2012

Lawsuit targets nursing home management, state regulators
California Watch

11/20/2012

Federal regulators probe reverse mortgage ads that may mislead consumers
Los Angeles Times

11/19/2012

Buyer beware – Potentially deceptive mortgage ads are targeting veterans and older Americans
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

10/22/2012

Settlement Eases Rules for Some Medicare Patients
The New York Times

10/19/2012

SHOCKING RISE IN DEMENTIA PATIENTS ON 'ZOMBIE' DRUGS
Daily Express UK

10/11/2012

Last defendant in elder abuse case takes plea deal. Sentencing set for Jan.
Bakersfield News

10/3/2012

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones launches Innovative New Senior Protection Web Site
California Department of Insurance

10/2/2012

Blumenthal & advocates for elderly target 'chemical restraint' abuse at care facilities
The Connecticut Mirror

09/21/2012

Senators Blumenthal, Kohl, Grassley Seek To Protect The Elderly And Taxpayers From Abusive Overprescribing Of Antipsychotics
Press Release

08/30/2012

J&J Will Pay $181 Million To Settle Risperdal Ad Claims
Bloomberg

08/29/2012

Former Nursing Home Administrator Sentenced
KGET.com

08/17/2012

Minister alarmed by dementia treatment
The Australian

08/13/2012

The false promise of dementia drugs
The Baltimore Sun

07/25/2012

Operation Guardians - Surprise nursing home inspection exposes 'resident neglect'
Bay Citizen

07/21/2012

Operation Guardians - Yuba City care home blasts Operation Guardians report
Appeal-Democrat

07/19/2012

Operation Guardians - Aging Parents in Houses of Horror
Forbes

07/19/2012

Operation Guardians - Ontario nursing home on list of neglectful facilities
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

07/19/2012

Operation Guardians - Report: Two Pasadena nursing homes neglected residents
Pasadena Sun

07/18/2012

Operation Guardians - Inspections find problems at two San Fernando Valley nursing homes
Contra Costa Times

07/18/2012

Operation Guardians - California Nursing Homes Investigation Reveals "Shameful State of Affairs"
Senior Housing News

07/17/2012

Big drop in antipsychotic drug use for dementia patients
Community Care - Britain

07/13/2012

Stop misusing antipsychotics for seniors
Newsday

07/13/2012

Southwestern PA antipsychotic drug use raises concern
Pittsburgh Business Times

06/11/2012

Feds Target Antipsychotic Drug Use In Nursing Homes
San Diego News - Channel 10

05/15/2012

Advocates fear patient care will suffer under state budget cuts
California Watch

05/14/2012

Should You Purchase Long-Term-Care Insurance?
The Wall Street Journal

05/13/2012

Revealed: Scotland's Care Home Drug Scandal
scotsman.com

05/07/2012

Abbott Settles Marketing Lawsuit
New York Times

05/07/2012

Abbott Labs to Pay $1.5 Billion to Resolve Criminal & Civil Investigations of Off-label Promotion of Depakote
U.S. Department of Justice

05/07/2012

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces National Settlements with Abbott Laboratories
State of California, Department of Justice

05/01/2012

AARP joins antipsychotic-drug lawsuit against Ventura nursing home
Ventura County Star

04/30/2012

Finding alternatives to potent sedatives - Part 2
The Boston Globe

04/29/2012

A rampant prescription, a hidden peril - Part 1
The Boston Globe

04/26/2012

Drugs, Dementia and Nursing Homes
Forbes

04/19/2012

Feds Urge Cuts in Use of Anti-Psychotic Drugs for Seniors
HealthLeaders Media

04/11/2012

J.&J. Fined $1.2 Billion in Drug Case
The New York Times

04/3/2012

Nursing Homes Won't Have to Hire Independent Pharmacists
Bloomberg

03/21/2012

Hidden data show that antipsychotic drugs are less effective than advertised
The Washington Post

03/12/2012

Antipsychotic drugs grow more popular for patients without mental illness
Washington Post

03/09/2012

Patients suffer as state overhauls Medi-Cal, advocates say
California Watch

03/07/2012

Oversight of California nursing homes lacking, report finds
California Watch

03/05/2012

Abuse of Mind-Altering Drugs Rising in Eldercare Facilities
RedwoodAge.com New America Media, News Feature

03/05/2012

Drugmakers have paid $8 billion in fraud fines
USA TODAY

02/28/2012

Concerns Raised Over Adult Day Health Care Transition, Assessments
California Healthline

02/23/2012

Drugs Raise Death Risk in Dementia Patients
ABC News

02/23/2012

FTC drops challenge of Omnicare bid for PharMerica
bizjournals.com

02/22/2012

The story behind that 'AA' penalty: Poor care and a patient's death
Center for Health Reporting, California Healthcare Foundation

02/22/2012

Specific antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in elderly dementia patients
BMJ.com press release

02/22/2012

Motion Picture & Television Fund fined over patient's death
Los Angeles Times

02/22/2012

Major Medi-Cal changes raise questions
California Watch

02/15/2012

Despite pleas, Burlingame care center closing
San Francisco Chronicle

02/14/2012

San Mateo County supervisors votes to close nursing center
230 patients to be displaced

Contra Costa Times

02/14/2012

Nursing home's fate in balance
The San Mateo Daily Journal

02/06/2012

Do Long-Term Care Patients Need a Stronger Advocate
California Healthline

01/27/2012

FTC Sues to Block Omnicare's Bid to Buy Rival Pharmacy Provider PharMerica
Federal Trade Commission

01/27/2012

Nursing Home Investigation Finds Errors by Druggists
The New York Times, THE BAY CITIZEN

01/25/2012

Motion picture fund nursing home to admit new residents
Los Angeles Times

01/24/2012

Senate Watchdog Targets High-Prescribing Medicaid Docs
ProPublica, Dollars for Doctors - How Industry Money Reaches Physicians

01/18/2012

Antidepressants Might Raise Fall Risk in Nursing Homes
Yahoo.com

12/02/2011

Elderly patients over-prescribed anti-psychotic drugs
concerns about overuse on nursing home patients

NY Daily News.com

01/10/2012

J&J Said to Agree to Pay $1 Billion in Risperdal Marketing Probe
SFGate, Bloomberg News

12/21/2011

Gone Without a Case: Suspicious Elder Deaths Rarely Investigated
PBS "Frontline" & ProPulica

12/17/2011

Aided by referral bonuses, hospice industry booms
The Washington Post

11/03/2011

Glaxo to Pay $3 Billion to Settle U.S. Cases on Sales, Marketing, Avandia
Bloomberg

10/21/2011

Abbott Said to Agree to Pay $1.3 Billion for Depakote Suits
Business Week

10/04/2011

Nursing Home Whistleblower’s Unsung Story
Santa Barbara Independent

09/20/2011

Doctors rarely pay penalties in kickback cases
Denver Post

09/19/2011

Woman's death raises questions about nursing home medical records
Sacramento Bee

09/18/2011

Falsified patient records are untold story of California nursing home care
Sacramento Bee

09/15/2011

Antipsychotics: Nursing homes rethink use of drugs
San Francisco Chronicle

09/08/2011

What the doctor ordered - Patients should know if their doctors get paid by drug firms.
Los Angeles Times

09/07/2011

The long road home
New Times

08/29/2011

After adult day care cut, state turns to troubled firms
California Watch

08/26/2011

'Awakenings' changes the way meds are handled at nursing home
Detroit Lakes Tribune

08/26/2011

Suit alleges abuse at Seal Beach nursing home - Former patient says she was forcibly medicated to take control of her money.
Orange County Register

08/11/2011

Vulnerable - Has anything really changed in Humboldt’s nursing homes?
North Coast Journal

08/17/2011

Health plan that 'fleeced the state' stands to grow
California Watch

08/11/2011

Let them eat chocolate, says advocate of change in senior care
Ventura County Star

08/01/2011

In San Francisco, Elder Abuse Is the Perfect Crime
SF Weekly

07/27/2011

Growing Hospice Care Costs Bring Concerns About Misuse
Kaiser Health News

07/26/2011

Jerry Brown vetoes bill to help elderly, disabled
San Francisco Chronicle

07/24/2011

Have Bank Exits Impacted Consumer’s Perception of Reverse Mortgages?
Reverse Mortgage Daily

07/22/2011

Preparing Americans for Death Lets Hospices Neglect End of Life
Bloomberg

07/21/2011

Hospice Companies Zero In On Nursing Home Patients
NPR Health Blog

07/12/2011

Blacks in nursing homes have higher risk of sores
Reuters

07/12/2011

Nursing center indicted in patient death. Action comes in wake of patient's fourth suicide attempt.
Glendale News-Press

07/11/2011

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Indictment of Skilled Care Facility in Los Angeles
Office of the Attorney General

07/07/2011

Painkillers 'may ease agitation' in dementia patients
BBC News

06/28/2011

State licensing employees accused of taking bribes
CBS News 8

06/19/2011

Helping seniors live at home longer - The new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
LA Times

06/02/2011

Nursing Home Operators Can't Have It Both Ways
Washington (D.C.) Examiner

05/31/2011

Cause for alarm: Antipsychotic drugs for nursing home patients
CNN

05/28/2011

Where hope, tragedy and home intertwine: Hospital unit may have to shut
Ventura County Star

05/26/2011

Drugging the Vulnerable: Atypical Antipsychotics in Children and the Elderly
Time

05/16/2011

Top brain specialist calls for ban on antipsychotic in elders
Boston Globe

05/11/2011

Audit: Common psychiatric meds can be deadly for elderly
California Watch

05/10/2011

Grassley says report on use of anti-psychotic drugs is an outrage
Radio Iowa

05/09/2011

Antipsychotic Drugs Called Hazardous for the Elderly
New York Times

05/09/2011

Gov't finds nursing homes misuse antipsychotics
CBS Evening News

05/09/2011

Grassley, Kohl: Nursing Home Residents Receive Powerful Antipsychotic Drugs for Off-label Uses
United States Senate

05/09/2011

Overmedication of Nursing Home Patients Troubling
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Inspector General

05/05/2011

Nursing home, Olive Ridge Post Acute Care, hit with 15 citations
Oroville Mercury-Register

05/01/2011

The Ethics of Antipsychotics in Alzheimer’s
Caring for the Ages

04/23/2011

Taylor-Stein: Make 'least drugging' a nursing-home norm
Ventura County Star

04/09/2011

Elderly and facing eviction: Foreclosures are affecting senior housing too, leaving residents and their investments at risk.
LA Times

04/07/2011

Reform sought for state homes' monitor: Hand for most vulnerable
Ventura County Star

03/24/2011

Use of chemical restraints in nursing homes called an epidemic
Ventura County Star

03/31/2011

Elder-care ombudsmen seek independence from state
California Watch

03/21/2011

Reducing Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes: Save Residents' Lives, Save Medicare Billions of Dollars
Center for Medicare Advocacy

03/19/2011

California lawsuit accuses Bristol-Myers Squibb of fraud, kickbacks
LA Times

03/10/2011

California Attorney General and 37 other attorneys general today announced a $68.5 million settlement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals for unfair and deceptive practices in its marketing of the antipsychotic drug Seroquel.
California Office of the Attorney General

03/07/2011

Nearly all nursing homes employ convicted criminals
California Watch

03/06/2011

New nursing home paperwork is worth the effort
LA Times

03/03/2011

Sunnyvale: Three nursing home workers charged with elder abuse
Mercury News

03/03/2011

State regulator fines Motion Picture Home -- again
LA Times

03/02/2011

Study Finds Criminal Pasts of Nursing Home Workers
New York Times

03/02/2011

Johnson & Johnson appeal denied, kickback case moves on in federal court
McKnight's Long Term Care News

03/02/2011

Questions Raised Over Antipsychotic Usage On Elderly
10News.com San Diego

02/25/2011

No Comfort for Old Men
Vanity Fair

02/19/2011

Santa Cruz Skilled Nursing Center cited, fined for mistreating patient
Santa Cruz Sentinel

02/15/2011

Clearing the Fog in Nursing Homes
New York Times

02/05/2011

Autopsy Cutbacks Reveal 'Gray Homicides'
NPR - All Things Considered

01/20/2011

Senior Advocates Say Brown's Budget Cuts Could Backfire
California Healthline

01/10/2011

Lawsuits allege nursing home neglect
California Watch

12/31/2010

Giving Alzheimer's Patients Their Way, Even Chocolate
New York Times

12/29/2010

'Business as usual': Injunction looming for Humboldt County facilities in lawsuit
Times Standard

12/27/2010

Officials question Medicare spending on nursing homes
California Watch

12/11/2010

Senior-care placement companies scramble to cash in
Seattle Times

12/07/2010

91-year-old man dies after attack by another patient at Pomona nursing home
Los Angeles Times

12/04/2010

Nursing homes are seeking to end the stupor
Minneapolis Star Tribune

12/02/2010

Californians in Nursing Homes Deserve Better
California Healthline

12/01/2010

Motion Picture & TV Fund in talks with Providence and UCLA to run hospital and nursing home
Los Angeles Times

12/01/2010

Settlement in Skilled Healthcare suit approved by court; window to file a claim closes next month
Times Standard

11/18/2010

Mass. aims to cut drug overuse for dementia
The Boston Globe

11/12/2010

Officials seek to learn how retirement home resident got into walk-in freezer
Los Angeles Tims

11/12/2010

Nursing home idea a concern to critics. State would reward improvements
Ventura County Star

10/06/2010

I applaud Gallegos' intervention in the Skilled Healthcare case and the resulting permanent injunction...
Redwood Times

10/02/2010

Side Effects May Include Lawsuits
New York Times

09/08/2010

Nursing Home Co. Settles $677M Lawsuit For $50M
Sacramento Bee - AP

08/28/2010

Huge verdict shakes up nursing home industry
Associated Press

08/28/2010

Judge throws out motion for mistrial in Skilled Healthcare case
Times Standard

08/20/2010

Man Sentenced To Prison For Rape, Elder Abuse
KGTV San Diego

08/05/2010

Local elder-care ombudsmen revolt, call for independent leader
California Watch

08/04/2010

Nursing Home Employees Arrested Who Abused Elderly Patients In Cruel Prank
Imperial Valley News

08/04/2010

Pilgrim Haven fined $100,000 in resident's death
Santa Cruz Sentinel

07/23/2010

I-Team Investigates Chemical Restraint Of Elderly
10 News San Diego

07/14/2010

$29 million verdict upheld against Rocklin nursing home firm
Sacramento Bee

07/07/2010

Jury imposes maximum damages on Skilled Healthcare
Contra Costa Times

07/07/2010

Jury awards $640 million for understaffed nursing homes
California Watch

07/06/2010

Funds Sought for Local Ombudsman Programs
Ventura County Star

07/03/2010

State's nursing homes cut staffs, lower wages, investigation shows
Ventura County Star

07/03/2010

Two state agencies plan revisions to 2004 law
Ventura County Star

07/03/2010

Complaints up against county care facilities since 2004 law
Ventura County Star

07/02/2010

Nine Suspects Arrested in Medi-Cal Fraud Scam
Tribune Weekly Chronicle

06/24/2010

Injunction phase of Skilled Healthcare suit continues; Former nurse's assistant for Eureka facilities testifies in court
The Times-Standard

06/18/2010

New plan would shake up nursing home funding
California Watch

06/17/2010

Grieving Family Hit With Extra Fee
CBS5 - San Francisco

06/17/2010

Patients, family members tell their side of the story; closing arguments in Skilled Healthcare case to conclude today
The Times-Standard

06/15/2010

Closing arguments begin in Skilled Healthcare case
The Times-Standard

05/27/2010

Caretaker convicted of abusing elderly residents gets life in prison
Los Angeles Times

05/17/2010

Governor seeks more accountability for nursing homes
California Watch

05/14/2010

Jury penalty against nursing home exceeds state's punishment
California Watch

05/13/2010

Jury finds Auburn nursing home committed elder abuse in death
Sacramento Bee

05/11/2010

Chanticleer Home owners ask state to reconsider shutdown; Sunshine Villa under investigation
Santa Cruz Sentinel

05/10/2010

Abrupt closure of Hemet facility jolts elderly and their kin
The Press Enterprise

05/06/2010

Lawsuit accuses Chanticleer Home owners of negligence, fraud
Santa Cruz Sentinel

04/30/2010

San Jose Nursing home fined $80,000 in patient's death
The Mercury News

04/26/2010

For $520 Million, AstraZeneca Will Settle Case Over Marketing of a Drug
New York Times

04/22/2010

State nursing home funders announce proposal, then fall silent
California Watch

04/21/2010

Why is state only collecting one-third of nursing home fines?
California Watch

04/19/2010

Nursing homes attempt to charge booze, ski tickets to state
California Watch

04/18/2010

When Foreclosure Threatens Elder-Care Homes
New York Times

04/17/2010

Nursing homes received millions while cutting staff, wages
California Watch

04/2010

10 Things Nursing Homes Won't Tell You
SmartMoney Magazine

04/09/2010

Retirement home worker convicted of torture, elder abuse
Los Angeles Times

04/08/2010

Nursing home in Orange sued over man's death
Orange County Register

04/08/2010

Nursing assistant accused of elder rape in court Thursday
San Diego News

04/01/2010

Detectives Seek Leads in Rape of Women at Torrance Nursing Home
Los Angeles Times

03/30/2010

Brutal abuse at Calabasas retirement home described in testimony
Los Angeles Times

03/29/2010

Review heightens concerns over Medicare billing at nursing homes
Washington Post

03/29/2010

Nursing home group faces six lawsuits in Butte County
Chico Enterprise

03/25/2010

Serious cases of elder abuse at two nursing homes in the San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco Examiner

03/24/2010

Former convalescent home worker charged with woman's murder
San Francisco Examiner

03/23/2010

Nursing home worker accused of bilking patients
San Francisco Chronicle

03/19/2010

Report: State fails to check background of caregivers
Sacramento Business Journal

03/19/2010

Report: Nurse assistants rehired after misconduct
Associated Press

03/10/2010

Risperdal Pushed for Elderly After U.S. Warning, Files Show
Bloomberg

03/10/2010

Safe in Bed?
New York Times

03/08/2010

Nursing home drug use puts many at risk
Boston Globe

03/08/2010

Senate Panel to Investigate Deaths at Long-Term Care Facilities
New York Times

02/21/2010

Family upset after resident moved from Oroville nursing home
Oroville Mercury Register

01/15/2010

US Attorney says: J&J Paid Kickbacks to Boost Sales
Associated Press

01/15/2010

United States Files Suit Against Drug Manufacturer Johnson & Johnson For Paying Kickbacks To Nation’s Largest Nursing Home Pharmacy
US Dept. of Justice - Press Release

01/11/2010

Overmedication in the Nursing Home
New York Times

01/11/2010

Antipsychotics Still Widely Used in U.S. Nursing Homes
Off-label use to control behavior seems to be part of the 'culture' at some centers, one study finds

Business Week

01/10/2010

Long-Term Care Hospitals Face Little Scrutiny
New York Times

01/05/2010

3 Nursing Home Patients Killed by 'Chemical Restraints'
California Attorney General Says Nursing Director Drugged Patients to Control Them

ABC News

12/31/2009

Nursing assistant pleads not guilty to rape
San Diego Union-Tribune

12/11/2009

$7.75 million awarded in abuse case
Ventura County Star

12/02/2009

In-home care cuts dealt another blow
San Francisco Chronicle

11/14/2009

Nursing Home Gets State's Harshest Penalty - Care Inadequate For Man Who Died, Probe Finds
Stockton Record

11/12/2009

Chemical restraints killing dementia patients
Guardian UK

11/03/2009

Nation's Largest Nursing Home Pharmacy and Drug Manufacturer to Pay $112 Million to Settle False Claims Act Cases
U.S. Department of Justice

11/03/2009

Group worries elder abuse underreported in Calif.
Associated Press

10/28/2009

State watchdog agency charged with overseeing nursing homes negligent, suit claims
Oakland Tribune

10/28/2009

Placerville Pines Care Center hit with $100,000 fine
Sacramento Bee

10/28/2009

Compromised Care: Nursing home doctors untouched even as facilities are cited -Part 2
Chicago Tribune

10/27/2009

Compromised Care: Psychotropic drugs given to nursing home patients without cause -Part 1
Chicago Tribune

10/27/2009

Sedated hours after moving in, newcomer fell and later died
Chicago Tribune

10/27/2009

5 things to know about psychotropics
Chicago Tribune

10/20/2009

U.S. judge bars state from cutting in-home care
San Francisco Chronicle

10/19/2009

Easing Tensions in the Nursing Home
New York Times

10/14/2009

Risks call dialysis into question for nursing home patients
USA Today

10/04/2009

Alameda County elder care watchdogs unresponsive, underfunded
Oakland Tribune

10/03/2009

Local ombudsman agency director wins national award for community work
Santa Cruz Sentinel

10/02/2009

Advocates sue over California's in-home care cuts
Los Angeles Times

09/28/2009

Reliable nursing home information can be difficult to get
Los Angeles Times

09/25/2009

Nursing homes' liability limited; Law lets care centers forgo carrying insurance
Oakland Tribune

09/27/2009

Federal program misses problem nursing homes
Associated Press

09/22/2009

Doctor, 90, kills wife, tries to commit suicide
Los Angeles Times

09/17/2009

Woman killed by mom at Oakland nursing home had complained about treatment
Oakland Tribune

09/14/2009

Mother's letter explains murder-suicide
ABC – 7, KGO-TV, San Francisco

09/12/2009

Judge blocks state cuts to adult day care
San Francisco Chronicle

09/08/2009

Administrator charged in nursing home druggings
Bakersfield Now

09/03/2009

ANTI-PSYCHOTIC DRUG BILL BECOMES NATIONAL ISSUE AS TWO MULTI-BILLION COURT CASES ARE SETTLED
Press Release by California Senator Elaine Alquist

09/02/2009

Justice Department Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in Its History
U.S. Department of Justice

08/27/2009

New Hope nursing home hit with stiff fine after a death
Tracy Press

07/14/2009

Nursing-Home Ratings Earn Mixed Reviews
The Washington Post

07/14/2009

Gov. Schwarzenegger, show us the fraud
The Los Angeles Times

06/22/2009

Nursing home draws severe citation, maximum fine
The Union–Tribune

06/11/2009

2 Orange County nursing homes fined for patient deaths
Los Angeles Times

06/10/2009

State fines O.C. nursing homes more than $200,000 in deaths
The Orange County Register

06/04/2010

'Immediate Jeopardy'
Horror stories and deep legal troubles at Humboldt County's for-profit nursing homes

North Coast Journal

05/14/2009

Nursing home used outdated consent forms in Risperdal case
The Lakeland Times

04/26/2009

Editorial: Elderly need a watchdog
Ventura County Star

04/13/2009

Plan to close nursing home for film workers stirs emotions
Los Angeles Times

03/31/2009

Hospitals' use of 'observation stay' is questioned
Chicago Tribune

03/19/2009

When it comes to dementia, forget the drugs
Los Angeles Times

03/13/2009

Nursing home cited and fined over death
The Union–Tribune

03/12/2009

Nursing home fined $75,000 in patient's choking death
Los Angeles Times

02/24/2009

Nursing Home Watchdogs Muted by Bush Regulation
Bloomberg Press

02/23/2009

Families wonder if their loved ones were overdrugged
The Bakersfield Californian

02/20/2009

3 arrested in nursing home deaths in Lake Isabella
Los Angeles Times

02/20/2009

Nursing facility trio pleads not guilty to charges of overmedicating patients
The Bakersfield Californian

02/20/2009

Drugs used at Kern nursing home can be deadly for elderly
The Bakersfield Californian

02/19/2009

How did accused nurse keep getting hired?
The Bakersfield Californian

02/19/2009

Reports detail fatal druggings at nursing facility
The Bakersfield Californian

02/17/2009

Bill Would Require California Nursing Homes To Post Ratings
California Healthline

02/16/2009

Fewer care facilities use restraints for elderly residents
USA Today

02/13/2009

Hospital ward's closure forces dire decisions
The Orange County Register

02/11/2009

Anger over costly projects as nursing home is set to shut
Los Angeles Times

02/10/2009

State wants to seize Auburn nursing home’s license
The Sacramento Bee

02/09/2009

Auburn nursing home fined in residents' death
The Sacramento Bee

02/06/2009

Furloughs won't compromise patients' care
The Press-Enterprise

02/06/2009

New Five–Star Rankings: One Way to Check Out a Nursing Home
AARP Bulletin Today

01/19/2009

California is urged to require nursing homes to display star ratings
Los Angeles Times

01/19/2009

Critical on conditions: Satisfied staff called key to good care
Chico Enterprise Record

01/18/2009

Critical on conditions: Two nursing homes cited more than others
Chico Enterprise Record

01/17/2009

Critical on conditions: Nursing home ratings reveal quality control at several local facilities
Chico Enterprise Record

01/16/2009

Lilly settles Zyprexa suit for $1.42 billion
Los Angeles Times

01/15/2009

Heart risk cited in newer antipsychotic drugs
Los Angeles Times

01/14/2009

Lilly Said to Be Near $1.4 Billion U.S. Settlement
New York Times

01/08/2009

Alzheimer's drugs double death risk in elderly
Chico Enterprise Record

12/29/2008

Gripes grow at nursing homes
Daily News – Los Angeles

12/26/2008

Nursing homes say reputations, not grades, are true test
Denver Business Journal

12/22/2008

Owner of area nursing homes faces charges in fraud case
The Sacramento Bee

12/19/2008

Medicare launches rating system for nursing homes
Contra Costa Times

12/18/2008

Many see new nursing home scoring system as flawed
The Press–Enterprise

12/17/2008

Convalescent home owner raided by FBI in suspected fraud probe
The Orange County Register

12/14/2008

Supervisors asked to protest cuts to ombudsman program
SanLuisObispo.com • The Tribune

12/03/2008

Insurer Casts Off Long–Term–Care Policies
The Wall Street Journal

11/17/2008

State budget cuts amount to a ‘massive assault’ on home care
Marin Independent Journal

11/12/2008

20 years after boardinghouse murders, elderly still being bilked by predators
Centre Daily Times

10/23/2008

Facility fined after man chokes on ketchup packet
The Bakersfield Californian

10/19/2008

A new law will take effect Jan. 1 to streamline reports of elder abuse
The Union-Tribune

10/16/2008

Some fear decline in Inland eldercare with cut of state funds for ombudsman program
The Press-Enterprise

10/15/2008

Governor cuts funding for long term care ombudsman program
Sacramento Business Journal

10/14/2008

Elderly residents allegedly abused by caretaker
Los Angeles Times

10/08/2008

Budget cuts slash inspections for OC nursing homes
The Orange County Register

10/05/2008

Criminal past is no bar to nursing in California
Los Angeles Times

10/04/2008

Ax hangs over ombudsman program
The Eureka Reporter

10/04/2008

Governor cuts funding for nursing home ombudsman
Santa Cruz Sentinel

10/03/2008

Elder abuse alleged at assisted–living facility
Los Angeles Times

09/29/2008

Violations Reported at 94% of Nursing Homes
New York Times

09/29/2008

Does video invade privacy or ensure protection?
The Orange County Register

09/26/2008

Valley Health to consider closing skilled nursing facility
The Press–Enterprise

09/26/2008

Assisted living home let woman die after call for help, suit alleges
The Orange County Register

09/03/2008

Patient who choked to death costs Crestwood $100,000 fine
Times Herald

08/27/2008

Nursing home fined $100,000
The Press–Enterprise

08/20/2008

Laguna Hills nursing home faces second negligence lawsuit
The Orange County Register

08/20/2008

Company that owns Fontana, Riverside nursing homes agrees to settlement
The Press–Enterprise

08/07/2008

To Be Old, Frail and Evicted: Patients at Risk (pdf)
The Wall Street Journal

07/30/2008

Radio host to pay fine in AG's inquiry
Sacramento Bee

07/28/2008

Oakland Elder Care Home Owners Face Fraud Charges
CBS 5

07/17/2008

Nursing facility assessed stiffest fine possible in patient’s death
The Bakersfield Californian

06/24/2008

Rising Challenger Takes On Elder–Care System
The Wall Street Journal

06/24/2008

Doctors Say Medication Is Overused in Dementia
The New York Times

06/22/2008

Where are we sending our elders?
Quality varies widely at Marin nursing homes

Marin Independent Journal

06/22/2008

At most homes, staffing below federal guidelines
Marin Independent Journal

06/22/2008

Marin’s smallest nursing homes outperform larger facilities
Marin Independent Journal

06/17/2008

Anaheim nursing home fined $50,000 in patient choking death
The Orange Country Register

06/17/2008

FDA Orders Warning Label on Older Antipsychotics
The Washington Post

06/12/2008

Paying in gold for the golden years
Los Angeles Times

06/10/2008

State investigating Kern Valley nursing home again
The Bakersfield Californian

06/07/2008

Casualties of Care
The Press–Enterprise

06/06/2008

Menlo Park nursing home fined for woman’s death
San Mateo County Times

06/05/2008

Three Calif. health care centers cited after patient deaths
San Francisco Chronicle

06/04/2008

State regulators clamp down on nursing home after deaths
Sacramento Bee

05/27/2008

Nursing home industry fights reforms
Politico

05/19/2008

Aid for California’s disabled in peril
Los Angeles Times

05/15/2008

Jury awards $1 million in punitive damages in Laguna Hills nursing home trial
The Orange County Register

05/15/2008

Serious Deficiencies in Nursing Homes Are Often Missed,
Report Says

The New York Times

04/24/2008

Chico nursing home fined $100,000
ChicoER.com

04/24/2008

Nursing home fined $100,000
Appeal–Democrat

04/22/2008

State issues top fine, citation to Palm Desert nursing home in woman’s death
The Press–Enterprise

04/18/2008

State fines Laguna Hills nursing home in death of patient
Orange County Register

04/18/2008

Study: Nursing homes not improving
Sacramento Business Journal

04/12/2008

Nursing home plight revealed
The Fresno Bee

04/11/2008

Editorial: Nursing–home patients shortchanged
The San Francisco Examiner

04/11/2008

Nursing Homes, in Bid to Cut Costs,
Prod Patients to Forgo Lawsuits

The Wall Street Journal

04/11/2008

To Sign or Not: How to Size Up Arbitration Clauses
The Wall Street Journal

04/11/2008

Who benefited most from higher Medi–Cal payments?
The Union–Tribune

04/08/2008

A bigger bottom line for nursing homes
Los Angeles Times

04/02/2008

Nursing Home Lobbyist Quits After
He Predicts SEIU Powerplay

SF Weekly

03/31/2008

Nursing home residents sue for at–home care
St. Petersburg Times

03/27/2008

Study: California Nursing Homes Use Restraints Most Frequently
California Healthline

03/26/2008

Nursing Homes Cut Back on Restraints
The Associated Press

03/15/2008

Seniors targeted in scams
The Modesto Bee

03/12/2008

Investigation Prompts Bill On Group Homes
CBS 5

03/09/2008

People with dementia getting drugged rather than helped
Minneapolis Star Tribune

03/07/2008

Families desperate for options as long–term care facility closes
The Stockton Record

03/04/2008

State fines Modesto nursing home $100,000
The Modesto Bee

03/02/2008

Tapping Into Homes Can Be Pitfall for the Elderly
The New York Times

03/2008

California SEIU Leader Mounts Battle for Local Control,
Union Democracy: An Interview with Sal Rosselli

Labor Notes

02/28/2008

Nursing Home Group Spent $2.73M to Lobby
The Associated Press

02/25/2008

Governor's plan would cut Medi-Cal rolls
San Francisco Chronicle

02/22/2008

A Bill Aims for Nursing Home Reform
U.S. News & World Report

02/21/2008

Hospital workers prepare to strike
San Mateo County Times

02/20/2008

Local Union Leader Rosselli Blasts SEIU Boss Andy Stern
SF Weekly

02/20/2008

Escondido nursing home gets most serious citation
The Union–Tribune

02/20/2008

Treating Death as a Commodity
Los Angeles Times

02/15/2008

County’s largest nursing home under fire again
Santa Cruz Sentinel

02/14/2008

Allianz Life Insurance settles California annuities complaint
Los Angeles Times

02/13/2008

Internal Dispute at SEIU Deepens
Harper’s Magazine

02/12/2008

Government lists worst nursing homes
USA Today

02/12/2008

List includes Pomona nursing home
The Press–Enterprise

02/06/2008

Medicare discloses lapses at U.S. nursing homes,
including 74 in Inland area

The Press–Enterprise

01/27/2008

A Hidden Crime
The Washington Post

01/25/2008

No help for assisted living facilities in proposed state budget cuts
The Napa Valley Register

01/04/2008

Drugs Offer No Benefit in Curbing Aggression, Study Finds
The New York Times

12/24/2007

Two Inland Nursing Homes Face Licensing Deadline
The Press–Enterprise

12/22/2007

Carlyle Group completes $6.3B takeover of Manor Care
The Toledo Blade

12/20/2007

Nursing homes struggle to kick drug habit
The Wall Street Journal

12/19/2007

A nursing home death, and a shocking phone call
Los Angeles Times

12/17/2007

Inland Nursing Home Tied to Pomona Facility
that Faces Federal Funding Cutoff

The Press–Enterprise

12/14/2007

Closed nursing homes included on state’s list of troubled facilities
The Press–Enterprise

12/09/2007

Judge kills nursing home suit
Sacramento Bee

12/09/2007

Endangered Seniors
Contra Costa Times

12/04/2007

Prescription Abuse Seen In U.S. Nursing Homes
Powerful Antipsychotics Used to Subdue Elderly; Huge Medicaid Expense

The Wall Street Journal

12/03/2007

List of bad nursing homes called inadequate
The Press–Enterprise

11/28/2007

Roll of the Die – Human Life Speculators Bet on Elder Deaths
SF Weekly

11/27/2007

Woman killed after leaving nursing home wore alarm trigger
The Union–Tribune

11/26/2007

Sex abuse allegations shut Riverside care homes
The Press–Enterprise

11/18/2007

Dementia relief, with a huge side effect: The off-label use of some drugs is helping elderly patients, but may be killing thousands
St. Petersburg Times

11/16/2007

Washington Scrutinizes Nursing Homes
The New York Times

11/16/2007

Lawmakers Question Private–Equity Impact On Nursing Homes
Washington Post

10/27/2007

Reforms to help protect seniors are OKd
Los Angeles Times

10/25/2007

Two owners arrested in fatal Citrus Heights care home fire
The Sacramento Bee

10/24/2007

Inquiries at Investor–Owned Nursing Homes
The New York Times

10/02/2007

Bill seeks faster investigation
into complaints against nursing homes

Los Angeles Times

09/23/2007

At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing
The New York Times

09/23/2007

Is the quality of elder care in jeopardy?
San Luis Obispo Tribune

07/14/2007

Ex–nursing home exec gets 30 months and restitution
San Francisco Chronicle

07/11/2007

Nursing home death a public disgrace
Argus–Courier

07/11/2007

Nursing home fined $100,000 for death
Argus–Courier

06/25/2007

Nursing homes head to auction
The Press–Enterprise

06/21/2007

State rebukes nursing home after probe
Los Angeles Times

06/05/2007

Hemet nursing home disputes $75,000 fine
The Press–Enterprise

06/2007

Service Employees End California Nursing Home Partnership
Labor Notes

04/27/2007

Santa Cruz nonprofit wins fight for nursing home patient rights
Santa Cruz Sentinel

04/21/2007

Oversight of Nursing Homes Is Criticized
The New York Times

04/19/2007

Cupertino nursing home fined $100,000 in woman’s death
Mercury News

04/13/2007

State monitoring nursing home corporations
The Press–Enterprise

04/13/2007

Nursing home review critical
The Sacramento Bee

04/12/2007

State’s nursing–home licensing unit too slow, audit finds
The Press–Enterprise

04/12/2007

Pleasant Care Corp. Files for Bankruptcy
La Cañada Valley Sun

04/11/2007

Union Disunity
SF Weekly

05/26/2007

Aged, Frail and Denied Care by Their Insurers
The New York Times

05/23/2007

Lawmakers step up pressure on nursing home regulators
The Press–Enterprise

02/19/2007

Nursing homes go uninspected
The Examiner

12/2006

Deadly Neglect
Reader’s Digest

11/21/2006

Nursing facilities’ CEO is fined
Record Searchlight

11/14/2006

State Nursing Home Oversight Lacking
KCRA 3

09/20/2006

Let Us Now Praise Tough Cookies
SF Weekly

09/13/2006

Judge orders state to speed up probes of nursing homes
The Mercury News

09/12/2006

Nursing home inspections on trial
The Mercury News

09/2006

Nursing Homes, Business as Usual
Consumer Reports

04/17/2006

Helpful hints can arm you against possible elder abuse
Ventura County Star

04/12/2006

State seizes two care homes
Record Searchlight

04/11/2006

Lax protection for the vulnerable
The Examiner

04/10/2006

State Oversight of Nursing Homes Draws Criticism
californiahealthline.org

04/06/2006

Care facility regulator lax on fines
The Sacramento Bee

04/01/2006

Not a Law: A bill passed by only one house of Congress just doesn't count
The Washington Post

03/2006

Are We Protecting the Vulnerable? Conservators and Guardianship Provisions Under Attack
Psychiatric Times

03/30/2006

Net yields wealth of elder care info
Contra Costa Times

03/25/2006

In conservatorships, a delicate balance
The Napa Valley Register

03/24/2006

Jury awards Sutter Health patient $1.4 million for negligence
The Sacramento Bee

03/24/2006

The Other California: The Disabled, the Elderly and the Invisible Poor
CounterPunch

03/22/2006

Widow Seeks New Guardian
Los Angeles Times

03/19/2006

Elderly couple win financial-abuse case
Monterey County The Herald

03/19/2006

State skipping clinic checkups
msnbc.com

03/17/2006

Nursing home vs. own home: Seniors home equity now a factor for Medi-Cal
Inside Bay Area

03/15/2006

San Diego Nursing Home Receives Most Severe Citation
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