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Hospital chain Prime Healthcare faces a fight to grow

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By STUART PFEIFER FEBRUARY 1, 2015, 5:00 AM Buried in debt, Centinela hospital of Inglewood was on the verge of bankruptcy in 2007. It had lost $50 million in four years, and local officials worried that it might close —

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CDCAN REPORT (JAN 21 2015): STATE CAPITOL UPDATES – BRIEFLY ON SEVERAL EVENTS & ISSUES

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CDCAN Disability-Senior Rights Report:  State Capitol Updates – Briefly (new report covering several issues, meetings, events)   CDCAN DISABILITY-SENIOR RIGHTS REPORT CALIFORNIA DISABILITY-SENIOR COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK JANUARY 21, 2014 –  WEDNESDAY EVENING Advocacy Without Borders: One Community – Accountability With Action

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Supervisors Reject Tustin Senior Housing Project

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By Thy Vo January 14, 2015    “Elections matter” was Supervisor Todd Spitzer’s message at Tuesday’s meeting of Orange County’s Board of Supervisors where, just before taking over as chairman of the board, Spitzer secured a unanimous vote to initiate the removal of a

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4 Ways to Avoid Elder Abuse

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4 Ways to Avoid Elder Abuse No one wants to put their loved one in a scary or unsafe situation, especially if they can’t do anything to stop it. Unfortunately, this is a serious problem when it comes to elder

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A Change in the Nursing Home System

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A Change in the System “The state doesn’t know who the hell owns nursing homes,” said Pat McGinnis, the executive director of California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR). This recurring problem is one that McGinnis has been fighting for

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Are Nursing Homes Responsible for Elderly Death?

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Are Nursing Homes Responsible for Elderly Death? A California woman believes that a drug given to her mother by a nursing home might have been what caused her death in December of 2012. Her mother had been at that specific

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Court says paid caregivers can’t sue if injured by Alzheimer patients

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Home healthcare workers hired to assist unruly Alzheimer ‘s patients may not sue their employers for injuries the patient inflicts, the California Supreme Court decided employers have no liability as long as the caregiver was warned of the risks and

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Who owns California’s nursing homes?

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“One operator has crafted a network of nearly 80 separate entities that oversee 54 nursing homes” Marisa Conover of Fair Oaks built her career dealing with complicated people and problems. As a former executive with CBS Records International, she handled worldwide distribution of video

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Gov. Brown toughens rules on Senior Residential Care Facilities  

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Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved new rules for residential care facilities aimed at protecting senior citizens from substandard conditions. The governor approved 9 bills that his office said in a statement are meant to “protect the health and safety

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Problems with California Nursing Homes

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The Problem(s) with California Nursing Homes Placing your loved one into a nursing home isn’t something to be taken lightly, especially in California. The news isn’t good: nursing homes in California are racking up complaints left and right. According to

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