Rural Nursing Homes Hope To Stem Losses With Funding ChangeNursing homes in rural Minnesota are stretching limited state funds until it comes time to cut services or shut down entirely.
Health Dept. Takes Over Troubled Mpls. Nursing HomeThe Minnesota Department of Health has taken over a Minneapolis nursing home, saying it was necessary to protect residents. The Camden Care Center on 49th Avenue North has been cited earlier this year for 47 violations. The Health Department reports several of those violations were serious and put residents at risk.
None Injured In Massive Wis. Nursing Home Fire It took more than 100 firefighters to stop a roaring fire Tuesday at a western Wisconsin nursing home. A new wing being built on the Glenhaven Nursing Home caught fire in Glenwood City at around 5 a.m.
Good Question: Why Does Nursing Home Care Cost So Much?With the Baby Boomers aging, elder care is a reality that almost every American is going to have to deal with. According to Genworth Financials 2013 Cost of Care study, nearly seven out of 10 Americans older than age 65 will spend time in an elder care facility.
Authorities: Nursing Home Resident Asked To Drink Nasty Mixture; 1 FiredA Buffalo nursing home worker has been fired after a vulnerable resident was allegedly asked to drink a mixture of cranberry juice, egg and ketchup.
Minn. Lawmakers Want To Boost Nursing Home FundingA bipartisan group of Minnesota lawmakers who want to increase state funding to nursing homes say failing to do so means more long-term care facilities will close.
MDH: Nursing Home Staffer Stole Patient's OxycodoneA nursing home staffer has been fired from a Forest Lake, Minn. facility for stealing nearly two months' worth of oxycodone from a resident.
Charges: Woman Steals From Brooklyn Center Nursing HomeA Minneapolis woman has been accused of burglarizing a Brooklyn Center nursing home in early November, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.
Northfield Man Charged In Nursing Home ArsonA 46-year-old man has been accused of intentionally starting a fire at a Northfield nursing home on Feb. 5, 2012, according to police.
Authorities: Northfield Nursing Home Fire IntentionalA fire at a Northfield nursing home Sunday has been called intentional, according to police.
Authorities: Crews Battle Fire At Northfield Nursing HomeFirefighters are battling a fire at a Northfield nursing home, authorities said.
New MN Laws Rolling Out For 2012A number of new laws go into effect on Sunday as Minnesota enters a new year.