Independence Of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Challenged In Some States

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, in collaboration with USA Today, Jenni Bergal writes: "The 2.3 million elderly or disabled people living in nursing homes or assisted living centers might not know it, but they've got an advocate – someone who's supposed to be looking out for their health, safety and rights" (Bergal, 1/27). Read the story.

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