Technology resources like Zoom, FaceTime, Alexa, even TikTok, can open a world of possibilities and help us stay connected. Unfortunately, for many seniors and nursing home residents, these resources can be challenging and overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Stefano Selorio is a 23-year-old Founder & CEO of Carevocacy, a company that […]
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On July 7, the Empire Center published a new report on the rise of related-party transactions in New York’s nursing homes. On The NursingHome411 Podcast, Bill Hammond – author of the report and an expert in New York health policy and politics – discusses how nursing homes use related-party transactions to […]
Many nursing home owners claim that they are operating on razor-thin margins or even in the red. But the reality of nursing home finances is a lot more complicated – perhaps, intentionally. On this episode, Bill Hammond from the Empire Center for Public Policy talks about a new report, “Following the Money,” examining the rise […]
‘I Do Not Want to Come Back Here’: Behind the Scenes of a Must-Watch VICE Documentary on the Nursing Home Industry
On this episode, we go behind the scenes of a must-watch VICE News documentary, “How Nursing Homes Hide Profits While Residents Suffer.” In the interview, Tomas Navia (producer) and Joshua Hersh (correspondent) talk about how the documentary came together, what it was like investigating a nursing home chain that doesn’t want to be […]
The NursingHome411 Podcast
On February 28, the White House announced important initiatives that can improve the care, quality of life, and dignity for millions of vulnerable nursing home residents, now and in the future. In a special two-part episode of The NursingHome411 Podcast, we talk about what these reforms will mean for nursing home […]
Last month the White House made a major announcement about nursing home reforms, perhaps the biggest news for nursing homes in 35 years. In Part 2 of this two-part episode, Lori Smetanka and Sam Brooks from the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care chat about their latest campaign supporting the White House reforms […]
LTCCC’s Richard Mollot, Hayley Cronquist, and Eric Goldwein discuss the expectation and reality of nursing home oversight and how lax enforcement exposes residents to substandard care and neglect.
Interview recorded November 12, 2021 and edited for clarity.
- LTCCC’s new project, “Nursing Home Oversight & Enforcement: Expectation vs. Reality.”
- A Guide to Nursing Home Oversight & Enforcement.
Dr. Phyllis Mindell on finding the right words to communicate with nursing home staff and advocate for resident rights. Also: what it's like going in and out of hospice, misconceptions about elderly and infirm, and the art of dying well.
On this Giving Tuesday, please support LTCCC’s advocacy by visiting https://nursinghome411.org/donate.
This episode is a recording of LTCCC’s 12th annual reception. Event Honoree: NYS AG Letitia James (6:59). Musical Performance: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Bridget St. John (11:28). Keynote speaker: Carmen Bowman, founder of Edu-Catering (22:50).
For video and slides, visit https://nursinghome411.org/reception-12/.
Moderated by Deborah Truhowsky (President, LTCCC Board of […]
The Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC) celebrated 30 years of advocacy with a virtual town hall, “Where Do We Go From Here in Long Term Care?”, featuring a diverse panel discussion about the future of nursing homes with: Honorable Richard N. Gottfried (Chair, NYS Assembly Health Committee); Marcella Goheen (Family Member); Judy Johnson (RN, […]
What Happened in Room 10? Journalist Katie Engelhart on the COVID Outbreak at Life Care Center & Her New Book, “The Inevitable”
Journalist Katie Engelhart joins the Nursing Home 411 Podcast to discuss her investigative report on the COVID outbreak at Life Care Center in Kirkland, the experiences of the residents at the facility, and what the outbreak revealed about the systemic problems in U.S. nursing homes. Katie also chats about her new book, “The […]
The 2020 U.S. presidential election is fast approaching, but many long-term care residents, cut off from the outside world, may not get a vote. Professor Nina Kohn joins the show to discuss voting barriers in long-term care settings and explain why it’s imperative that residents’ voting rights are protected in this election. Kohn — a […]
Many long term care residents have gone more than 100 days without seeing their families because of COVID-19 visitation restrictions. On this episode of the Nursing Home 411 Podcast, we hear from families about their challenges connecting with loved ones during the pandemic and how visitation restrictions have prevented them from providing essential services. Next […]