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9/21/17

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

9/21/17

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

9/18/17

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

9/12/17

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

9/11/17

Families Fight Closure of Nursing Unit in San Francisco
KQED

9/11/17

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

9/11/17

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

8/28/17

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

8/20/17 No one believed he would rape nursing home residents. Now he is going to prison
CNN
8/18/17 Trump Moves to Impede Consumer Lawsuits Against Nursing Homes
New York Times
8/16/17 Families, doctors plead to keep S.F.’s only sub-acute facility open
Mission Local
8/16/17 Families fear death for patients told to ship out from SF hospital
SF Examiner
7/27/17 Supes Protest Letting Sutter Health Close Long-Term Care Unit at St. Luke's
SFist
7/26/17 SF supes demand Sutter Health keep long-term beds in Mission
SFChronicle
7/19/17 'I'm falling, I'm falling.' State blames elderly dementia patient's death on Valley Convalescent Hospital care, fines facility $100,000
Bakersfield.com
7/16/17 Marin nursing homes’ operator faces state inquiry over billings
Marin Independent Journal
7/13/17 Off the Top - What California's audit of a skilled nursing giant might find
North Coast Journal
7/10/17 California Lawsuit Aims To Protect Spouses Of Disabled From Financial Ruin
California Healthline
7/5/17 Poor Patient Care at Many Nursing Homes Despite Stricter Oversight
NY Times
6/28/17 Trumpcare Could Bring Back an Epidemic of Abuse
NY Times
6/23/17 Nursing Home Workers Still Posting Nude and Vulgar Photos of Residents on Snapchat
ProPublica
6/21/17 Supervisors Call for Hearing On Closure Of St. Luke's Skilled Nursing Facility
Hoodline San Francisco
6/16/17 Mission District Skilled Nursing Facility To Close
San Francisco Patch
6/15/17 Nursing facility at St. Luke’s to close
San Francisco Chronicle
6/14/17 Newbury Park nursing home pays in class-action settlement
Ventura County Star
6/13/17 Trump wants to deny nursing-home residents and their families the right to sue
LA Times
5/08/17 Skilled Nursing Defendants File for Change of Venue
North Coast Journal
4/27/17 Eureka Rehabilitation Accused of Dumping Patient
North Coast Journal
4/26/17 Brune: No estimates on how bad Social Security fraud is
Washington Post
4/06/17 Naming and Blaming
North Coast Journal
3/29/17 Wrongful death suits filed against Eureka nursing homes
Eureka Times-Standard
3/17/17 Nursing home rape epidemic: What's being done after CNN report?
CNN
3/10/17 State documents detail patient care violations at Eureka nursing home
Eureka Times-Standard
3/01/17 Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Center Fined $160,000 by State
North Coast Journal
2/23/17 Six Women. Three Nursing Homes. And The Man Accused Of Rape And Abuse
CNN
2/23/17 My mother was raped at 88 -- but never defeated
CNN
2/23/17 Sick, Dying And Raped In America's Nursing Homes
CNN
1/4/17 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
9/28/16 State approves plan to shutter three Humboldt County nursing homes
Sacramento Bee
9/28/16 U.S. Just Made It a Lot Less Difficult to Sue Nursing Homes
New York Times
9/12/16 Failure to Improve Is Still Being Used, Wrongly, to Deny Medicare Coverage
New York Times
8/20/16 Private Equity Pursues Profits in Keeping the Elderly at Home
New York Times
8/4/16 The Death of Jeannie Newstrom
North Coast Journal
7/26/16 Nursing Home Residents Still Vulnerable to Abuse
New York Times
7/23/16 Canoga Park nursing home fined $75,000 for resident’s death
The Los Angeles Daily News
6/27/16 VOX POPULI: Family Council— A New Voice for Nursing Home Residents at Kei-Ai Los Angeles
Rafu Shimpo
6/17/16 A senior moment: Would a Continuing Care Retirement Community be a good choice for you?
Oroville MR
6/3/16 How does a 28-year-old raise more than $1 million for a congressional bid?
LA Times
5/7/16 Owner Of California’s Biggest Nursing Home Chain Comes Under Fire
KCBS
5/8/16 Nursing homes turn to eviction to drop difficult patients
AP Wire
4/19/16 Long-Term Care Facilities Lack Oversight, Advocates Say
Governing
4/12/16 Profit motive and mental health care in California
The Sacramento Bee
3/27/16 A pattern of profit and subpar care at Mass. nursing homes
The Boston Globe
3/24/16 Team 10: East county woman demands state investigate nursing home where her mom got scabies
KGTV San Diego
3/24/16 Team 10: Scabies outbreak reported at local nursing home
KGTV San Diego
3/07/16 Canoga Park nursing home fined $100,000 by state after woman’s death
The Los Angeles Daily News
2/26/16 The Agonizing Limbo Of Abandoned Nursing Home Residents
Kaiser Health News
2/25/16 Nursing Home Evictions Strand The Disabled In Costly Hospitals
NPR
2/23/16 Emeritus at Santa Rosa nursing home to pay $1 million in settlement
The Press Democrat
2/21/16 Pivotal Nursing Home Suit Raises a Simple Question: Who Signed the Contract?
New York Times
2/5/16 Judge halts end-of-life decision-making for nursing home patients
SF Gate
2/4/16 Wage theft allegations grow against Bay Area elder care homes
San Jose Mercury News
1/14/16 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
10/05/15 Can nursing homes get 300,000 dementia patients off deadly antipsychotics?
Aljazeera America
9/30/2015 Nursing Homes Bill for More Therapy Than Patients Need, U.S. Says
New York Times
8/18/2015 Family of woman who lit herself on fire sues California’s largest nursing home owner
Pasadena Star-News
8/14/2015 California’s largest nursing home owner sued
The Sacramento Bee
8/6/2015 Are nursing homes in New Mexico putting profits over patients?
Al Jazeera America
7/12/2015 Popular blood thinner causing deaths, injuries in nursing homes
The Washington Post
7/9/2015 The Shut Out: Why have Humboldt County's skilled nursing facilities stopped accepting patients
The North Coast Journal
6/30/2015 L.A. County approves new pact for troubled nursing home inspection program
LA Times
6/28/2015 State, L.A. County near deal to provide additional $15 million for nursing home inspections
Kaiser Health News
6/26/2015 Judge Strikes California Law That Allowed Nursing Homes To Make Medical Decisions For Mentally Incompetent Residents
Kaiser Health News
6/20/2015 Keep up nursing home oversight
The Sacramento Bee
6/13/2015 California’s largest nursing home owner under fire from government regulators
The Sacramento Bee
5/18/2015 L.A. County slow to probe nursing home complaints, state statistics show
The LA Times
5/11/2015 Nursing home closure strands residents
The Bakersfield Californian
4/14/2015 As Nursing Homes Chase Lucrative Patients, Quality of Care Is Said to Lag
The New York Times
4/12/2015 New Wrinkle for Health Law
Wall Street Journal
4/07/2015 Low-wage workers were cheated at care homes, U.S. says
SF Gate
3/27/2015 Legislation Revives Effort To Limit Medi-Cal Estate Recovery
California Healthline
3/9/2015 2 charged with elder abuse over abandoned Castro Valley care home
SF Gate
3/7/2015 Nursing home woes: Is a fix in the works?
UT San Diego
2/26/2015 Bill pushes more nursing home oversight, transparency
Sacramento Bee
2/20/2015 Medicare Toughens Standards on Nursing Homes
New York Times
2/19/2015 Court Rules California Health Officials Can’t Hide Hospital And Nursing Home Citation Details
Sacramento Bee
2/17/2015 Facing Suits, a Nursing Home in California Seeks Bankruptcy
New York Times
2/11/2015 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
9/8/2014 Alleged Overuse of Risperdal and Other Medications Sparks Federal Nursing Home Lawsuit, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Digital Journal
7/18/2014 "Alive Inside" Shows How Music Can Break Through the Fog of Dementia
Scientific American
7/1/2014 Drug Abuse: Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes
AARP Bulletin
4/14/2014 Waiting And Waiting On The Nursing Home Inspector
Kaiser Health News
4/10/2014 Los Angeles County health supervisor transferred after nursing home audit
Kaiser Health News
4/5/2014 Los Angeles County Audit Finds Backlog Of Nursing Home Complaints
Kaiser Health News
3/17/2014 Behavioral Therapies Better Than Antipsychotics for Dementia Patients, Nurses Say
The Washington Post
3/7/2014 County health department betrays respect our elders deserve: Editorial
Press Telegram
3/5/2014 L.A. County Health Officials Grilled Over Nursing Home Inspections
Kaiser Health News
3/3/2014 Exclusive report: Nursing home investigations in Los Angeles cut short, documents show
Kaiser Health News
2/20/2014 Loophole in healthcare law may put Medi-Cal patients' assets at risk
Los Angeles Times
2/4/2014 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
11/4/2013 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
9/23/2013 Doctors: Anti-psychotic meds overused for dementia, kids
USA Today
9/12/2013 NC leads nation in lowering antipsychotic drug use in nursing homes
Newsobserver.com
9/9/2013 Crimes go uninvestigated at care homes
Center for Health Reporting & U-T San Diego
8/26/2013 Nursing Homes' Drug Use Falls
The Wall Street Journal
8/12/2013 Long-term care advocate wins award
Ventura County Star
7/17/2013 Anti-psychotic drugs to nursing home patients protested
Enterprisenews.com
7/14/2013 Nursing Homes Temper Their Reliance on Drugs
NewJersey.com
7/12/2013 Sedative use drops at nursing homes
Boston Globe
6/1/2013 Nursing-home patients are often not given the choice of the medical care they do and don't get
Consumer Reports
4/3/2013 Most Dementia Patients Can Safely Stop Antipsychotics
Medscape
3/7/2013 Local nursing homes leading movement to reduce chemical restraints
Ventura County Star
3/1/2013 Weaning Nursing Homes From Their Dependence On Antipsychotics
Gotham Gazette
2/25/2013 Investigation: How NYC Nursing Homes Drug Seniors Into Submission
Gotham Gazette
1/31/2013 High use of antipsychotics in Connecticut nursing homes stirs concerns, reforms
New Haven Register
1/9/2013 Former nursing director sentenced to 3 years for inappropriately medicating patients
Bakersfield Californian
1/9/2013 Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Nurse Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for 'Convenience Drugging' Elder Patients
Press Release: California Department of Justice
1/8/2013 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
12/5/2012 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
9/21/2012 Senators Blumenthal, Kohl, Grassley Seek To Protect The Elderly And Taxpayers From Abusive Overprescribing Of Antipsychotics
Press Release
8/30/2012 J&J Will Pay $181 Million To Settle Risperdal Ad Claims
Bloomberg
8/29/2012 Former Nursing Home Administrator Sentenced
KGET.com
8/17/2012 Minister alarmed by dementia treatment
The Australian
8/13/2012 The false promise of dementia drugs
The Baltimore Sun
7/25/2012 Operation Guardians - Surprise nursing home inspection exposes 'resident neglect'
Bay Citizen
7/21/2012 Operation Guardians - Yuba City care home blasts Operation Guardians report
Appeal-Democrat
7/19/2012 Operation Guardians - Aging Parents in Houses of Horror
Forbes
7/19/2012 Operation Guardians - Ontario nursing home on list of neglectful facilities
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
7/19/2012 Operation Guardians - Report: Two Pasadena nursing homes neglected residents
Pasadena Sun
7/18/2012 Operation Guardians - Inspections find problems at two San Fernando Valley nursing homes
Contra Costa Times
7/18/2012 Operation Guardians - California Nursing Homes Investigation Reveals "Shameful State of Affairs"
Senior Housing News
7/17/2012 Big drop in antipsychotic drug use for dementia patients
Community Care - Britain
7/13/2012 Stop misusing antipsychotics for seniors
Newsday
7/13/2012 Southwestern PA antipsychotic drug use raises concern
Pittsburgh Business Times
6/11/2012 Feds Target Antipsychotic Drug Use In Nursing Homes
San Diego News - Channel 10
5/15/2012 Advocates fear patient care will suffer under state budget cuts
California Watch
5/14/2012 Should You Purchase Long-Term-Care Insurance?
The Wall Street Journal
5/13/2012 Revealed: Scotland's Care Home Drug Scandal
scotsman.com
5/7/2012 Abbott Settles Marketing Lawsuit
New York Times
5/7/2012 Abbott Labs to Pay $1.5 Billion to Resolve Criminal & Civil Investigations of Off-label Promotion of Depakote
U.S. Department of Justice
5/7/2012 Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces National Settlements with Abbott Laboratories
State of California, Department of Justice
5/1/2012 AARP joins antipsychotic-drug lawsuit against Ventura nursing home
Ventura County Star
4/30/2012 Finding alternatives to potent sedatives - Part 2
The Boston Globe
4/29/2012 A rampant prescription, a hidden peril - Part 1
The Boston Globe
4/26/2012 Drugs, Dementia and Nursing Homes
Forbes
4/19/2012 Feds Urge Cuts in Use of Anti-Psychotic Drugs for Seniors
HealthLeaders Media
4/11/2012 J.&J. Fined $1.2 Billion in Drug Case
The New York Times
4/3/2012 Nursing Homes Won't Have to Hire Independent Pharmacists
Bloomberg
3/21/2012 Hidden data show that antipsychotic drugs are less effective than advertised
The Washington Post
3/12/2012 Antipsychotic drugs grow more popular for patients without mental illness
Washington Post
3/9/2012 Patients suffer as state overhauls Medi-Cal, advocates say
California Watch
3/7/2012 Oversight of California nursing homes lacking, report finds
California Watch
3/5/2012 Abuse of Mind-Altering Drugs Rising in Eldercare Facilities
RedwoodAge.com New America Media, News Feature
3/5/2012 Drugmakers have paid $8 billion in fraud fines
USA TODAY
2/28/2012 Concerns Raised Over Adult Day Health Care Transition, Assessments
California Healthline
2/23/2012 Drugs Raise Death Risk in Dementia Patients
ABC News
2/23/2012 FTC drops challenge of Omnicare bid for PharMerica
bizjournals.com
2/22/2012 The story behind that 'AA' penalty: Poor care and a patient's death
Center for Health Reporting, California Healthcare Foundation
2/22/2012 Specific antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in elderly dementia patients
BMJ.com press release
2/22/2012 Motion Picture & Television Fund fined over patient's death
Los Angeles Times
2/22/2012 Major Medi-Cal changes raise questions
California Watch
2/15/2012 Despite pleas, Burlingame care center closing
San Francisco Chronicle
2/14/2012 San Mateo County supervisors votes to close nursing center
230 patients to be displaced

Contra Costa Times
2/14/2012 Nursing home's fate in balance
The San Mateo Daily Journal
2/6/2012 Do Long-Term Care Patients Need a Stronger Advocate
California Healthline
1/27/2012 FTC Sues to Block Omnicare's Bid to Buy Rival Pharmacy Provider PharMerica
Federal Trade Commission
1/27/2012 Nursing Home Investigation Finds Errors by Druggists
The New York Times, THE BAY CITIZEN
1/25/2012 Motion picture fund nursing home to admit new residents
Los Angeles Times
1/24/2012 Senate Watchdog Targets High-Prescribing Medicaid Docs
ProPublica, Dollars for Doctors - How Industry Money Reaches Physicians
1/18/2012 Antidepressants Might Raise Fall Risk in Nursing Homes
Yahoo.com
12/2/2011 Elderly patients over-prescribed anti-psychotic drugs
concerns about overuse on nursing home patients

NY Daily News.com
1/10/2012 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
9/7/2011 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
9/23/2007 At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing
The New York Times
9/23/2007 Is the quality of elder care in jeopardy?
San Luis Obispo Tribune
7/14/2007 Ex–nursing home exec gets 30 months and restitution
San Francisco Chronicle
7/11/2007 Nursing home death a public disgrace
Argus–Courier
7/11/2007 Nursing home fined $100,000 for death
Argus–Courier
6/25/2007 Nursing homes head to auction
The Press–Enterprise
6/21/2007 State rebukes nursing home after probe
Los Angeles Times
6/05/2007 Hemet nursing home disputes $75,000 fine
The Press–Enterprise
6/2007 Service Employees End California Nursing Home Partnership
Labor Notes
4/27/2007 Santa Cruz nonprofit wins fight for nursing home patient rights
Santa Cruz Sentinel
4/21/2007 Oversight of Nursing Homes Is Criticized
The New York Times
4/19/2007 Cupertino nursing home fined $100,000 in woman’s death
Mercury News
4/13/2007 State monitoring nursing home corporations
The Press–Enterprise
4/13/2007 Nursing home review critical
The Sacramento Bee
4/12/2007 State’s nursing–home licensing unit too slow, audit finds
The Press–Enterprise
4/12/2007 Pleasant Care Corp. Files for Bankruptcy
La Cañada Valley Sun
4/11/2007 Union Disunity
SF Weekly
5/26/2007 Aged, Frail and Denied Care by Their Insurers
The New York Times
5/23/2007 Lawmakers step up pressure on nursing home regulators
The Press–Enterprise
2/19/2007 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
9/20/2006 Let Us Now Praise Tough Cookies
SF Weekly
9/13/2006 Judge orders state to speed up probes of nursing homes
The Mercury News
9/12/2006 Nursing home inspections on trial
The Mercury News
9/2006 Nursing Homes, Business as Usual
Consumer Reports
4/17/2006 Helpful hints can arm you against possible elder abuse
Ventura County Star
4/12/2006 State seizes two care homes
Record Searchlight
4/11/2006 Lax protection for the vulnerable
The Examiner
4/10/2006 State Oversight of Nursing Homes Draws Criticism
californiahealthline.org
4/6/2006 Care facility regulator lax on fines
The Sacramento Bee
4/1/2006 Not a Law: A bill passed by only one house of Congress just doesn't count
The Washington Post
3/2006 Are We Protecting the Vulnerable? Conservators and Guardianship Provisions Under Attack
Psychiatric Times
3/30/2006 Net yields wealth of elder care info
Contra Costa Times
3/25/2006 In conservatorships, a delicate balance
The Napa Valley Register
3/24/2006 Jury awards Sutter Health patient $1.4 million for negligence
The Sacramento Bee
3/24/2006 The Other California: The Disabled, the Elderly and the Invisible Poor
CounterPunch
3/22/2006 Widow Seeks New Guardian
Los Angeles Times
3/19/2006 Elderly couple win financial-abuse case
Monterey County The Herald
3/19/2006 State skipping clinic checkups
msnbc.com
3/17/2006 Nursing home vs. own home: Seniors home equity now a factor for Medi-Cal
Inside Bay Area
3/15/2006 San Diego Nursing Home Receives Most Severe Citation
cbs2.com

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