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Fighting the Rollback of Nursing Home Protections

In September 2016, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued revised nursing home regulations that had been thoughtfully developed over four years to promote residents’ health and safety. Now, however, under the current administration, CMS is backtracking and weakening resident protections.

Starting in January 2017, nursing home lobbyists began urging CMS to eliminate […]

Fact Sheet: Resident-Centered Advocacy When a Nursing Home is Cited for Substandard Care, Abuse or Neglect


In February 2017, LTCCC released two reports on nursing home care. Report #1: Chronic Deficiencies in Care focuses on the persistence of recurring failures to meet minimum standards. This report accompanies information on every nursing home with what we are calling “chronic deficiencies” – three or more citations for the same regulatory standard in […]

You’re Never Too Old To Feel Good : Guidebooks and video to help older adults identify mental health issues and get care to feel better


A guide for older adults. This guide will help older adults identify how they have been feeling and decide if there are parts of their lives that they can feel better about. It gives information on what they can do to take control and take steps to […]

Assisted Living Guidebooks: Fostering Resident Independence & Choice

The following guides can be used to improve quality of life and help residents maintain choice and independence.

The Guide for Potential Residents helps potential residents and their families choose an assisted living community that is the right for the resident. The Guide for Current Residents helps people already in assisted living assess whether their residence […]

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