Who regulates nursing homes?

Answer Nursing homes are subject to federal and stringent state regulations, enforced by a number of different state and federal level agencies, some of which have overlapping jurisdictions. Nursing home... Read More »

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How do I Help Nursing Homes?

People volunteer for all kinds of reasons. Unpaid volunteer work can help with learning new skills, developing an understanding of a particular workplace and can be a reference when looking for a j... Read More »

What do nursing homes offer?

With rising life expectancy in the United States, more and more senior citizens depend on the care of medical professionals to carry out basic life functions. Even nonelderly patients with injuries... Read More »

How many Americans are in nursing homes?

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that in 2008 there were 1,412,540 residents in nursing home facilities within the United St... Read More »

Does Medicare pay for nursing homes?

According to the American Association of Retired Persons, Medicare does not cover expenses for long-term assisted care in a nursing home. However, it will help qualifying patients to pay for 100 da... Read More »