Nursing homes

In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Marsha Wetzel sits for a portrait in her room at Glen Saint Andrew Living Community in Niles, Ill. Wetzel moved into the senior apartment complex after her partner of 30 years died and her partner’s family evicted her from the home the couple shared. She said she was met with relentless bullying by residents mostly focused on her being a lesbian. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
May 12, 2018 - 11:22 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nursing homes, senior centers and other places older adults gather are confronting a problem long thought the domain of the young: Bullying. Around the U.S., those who work with seniors say they've seen gossip, exclusion and even incidents of physical violence popping up. As...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Two nurses lost their licenses after a television station persuaded courts to unseal a video secretly recorded by the family of a man who died in their care. The video shows the World War II veteran repeatedly calling for help, saying he can't breathe. It also shows the nurses...
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Volunteers evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 6:43 pm
Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings. "Need help in NE Houston! Baby here and sick elderly!" one user posted on...
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Volunteers evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 6:40 pm
Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings. "Need help in NE Houston! Baby here and sick elderly!" one user posted on...
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Volunteers evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 28, 2017 - 6:06 pm
Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings. "Need help in NE Houston! Baby here and sick elderly!" one user posted on...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, photo provided by Trudy Lampson, residents of the La Vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson, Texas, sit in waist-deep flood waters caused by Hurricane Harvey. Authorities said all the residents were safely evacuated from the facility. (Trudy Lampson via AP)
August 28, 2017 - 5:27 pm
Desperate for help and unsure whether traditional rescue efforts will come through, Harvey victims are using social media to share maps of their location and photos of themselves trapped on rooftops and inside buildings. "Need help in NE Houston! Baby here and sick elderly!" one user posted on...
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In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
August 22, 2017 - 9:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Close to one-half of older Hispanics have faced language or cultural barriers interacting with health care providers, and few have confidence in long-term care facilities to meet their needs, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And...
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In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
August 22, 2017 - 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Close to one-half of older Hispanics have faced language or cultural barriers interacting with health care providers, and few have confidence in long-term care facilities to meet their needs, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And...
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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a public forum regarding veterans' health care at Helena College in Helena, Mont. (Thom Bridge /Independent Record via AP)
August 21, 2017 - 6:28 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Monday during a visit to Montana that his agency will propose changes to make it easier for rural areas to receive funding to build nursing homes for veterans. Rural areas are often bypassed under the agency's existing guidelines...
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In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
August 21, 2017 - 8:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanics in the United States have a longer life expectancy, but a poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also showed that close to one-...
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