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For Vets, An Alternative To Nursing Homes

When living at home becomes too difficult for veterans, many end up getting the care they need in nursing homes and other institutions.

11/11/2014

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House Debates Care Workers Raises In Health Budget

Minnesota lawmakers are settling in for a debate that’s expected to go all night long. It’s the $11 billion measure that pays for Health and Human Services programs, including hospitals and nursing homes.

04/22/2013

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Push Underway To Cut Drugs For Dementia Patients

Day after day, Hazel Eng sat on her couch, a blank stare on her face. The powerful antipsychotics she was taking often cloaked her in sedation. And when they didn’t, the 89-year-old lashed out at her nursing home’s aides with such anger and frequency her daughter wondered if her mother would be better off dead.

09/14/2011

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MN Shutdown Pain Likely Greatest At Nursing Homes

Part of a state shutdown that has thousands of families worried: Nursing home workers could be declared “non-essential,” and state payments could stop. Furthermore, if there’s an extend shutdown, some nursing homes could close.

06/17/2011

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