As the North Carolina Senate approves the state budget for the upcoming year, some members of the health care community are smarting from..
Long Term Care
The budget passed by the Senate last week would cut funding for Medicaid services that keep people in their homes. Advocates came to the..
Piedmont Health SeniorCare meets the many needs of seniors and – most important – allows them to remain in their homes and..
A study by Medicare’s inspector general of skilled nursing facilities says nearly 22,000 patients were injured and more than 1,500 died..
A long-awaited plan for reforming the state’s Medicaid system has been announced. By Rose Hoban After a nearly yearlong effort, state..
Research is finally catching up to what caregivers for seniors with dementia have known for years – that music can bring people with..
Proposed cuts to the Medicaid rate paid for caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia threaten facilities’..
This past weekend, the House of Representatives presented it’s biennial budget. NC Health News has put the House’s plan next to..
By Rose Hoban Last summer when legislators passed their budget for the present year, one item that was designated for a major cut was..