I-Team: Long-Term Care Facilities Still Reporting New COVID Cases Every DayState data shows despite widespread vaccination, long-term care facilities are still reporting new cases every day.
I-Team: Watertown Long-Term Care Facility Investigated For Possible Abuse, NeglectThe I-Team has learned between 2019 and 2020 there were 272 calls to 911 from the Vero Health & Rehab of Watertown.
How Coronavirus Ravaged America's Nursing Homes: 'We've Gone From Long Term Care To Carnage In Five Months'Nursing homes all over the country were ravaged by COVID-19. AARP's Elaine M. Ryan shares her thoughts on the failures in care that occurred for seniors and the future of nursing homes.
Coronavirus Crisis: Massachusetts Launches Nursing Home Family Resource HotlineMassachusetts has started a hotline to help families get information about their loved ones' care at nursing homes.
Massachusetts Nursing Homes Restricting Visitor Access To Protect Against CoronavirusThe updated rules call for strict limitations on who can enter the facilities that house vulnerable populations.
Massachusetts Nursing Homes Press For Bump In State FundingMassachusetts has been experiencing a wave of nursing home closures.
Industry Group: 35 More Mass. Nursing Homes Could Close This YearClosures would threaten the ability of senior citizens to access needed care, the group warned.
7 Mass. Nursing Homes Penalized For 'Systemic Failures' That Led To Injury, DeathsMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that the state has reached a settlement with seven nursing homes.
Should Dad Have Long Term Care Insurance?If Dad has very few assets and it would be a financial hardship for him to pay the premiums for the insurance, then he probably doesn’t need it.
Making It Work The Second Time AroundThose matchmaking websites are not just for kids!
About Mom This Mother’s DaySeniors want to live active lives but there is a huge difference between a 65 and 85-year-old.
The Facts About Long Term Care InsuranceLong term care is defined as the care needed for individuals with chronic disabilities.
Is Long-Term Care Insurance Necessary?More than likely, at some point in your life you will need long-term care...but is insurance necessary?
Money Matters - Father's Day: Long Term Care Insurance According to Genworth Financial’s 2011 Long Term Care survey, the national average annual cost of a semi-private room in a nursing home is $70,000, with it costing over $117,000 here in Massachusetts and in Alaska; the same room goes for $222,000.
Looking At The Law: Patients Rights vs. Civil RightsWBZ's Neil Chayet says Martin Luther King's dream is a ways off.