How much a nursing home will cost depends on its location, staff, size, and the types of care offered. You...
Will Medicaid cover nursing home costs?
Which States Have Been Hardest Hit by the Nursing Home Staffing Crisis?
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused nursing home staffing shortages across the United States, even forcing some nursing homes to close, but some states have been hit harder than others. A new analysis looks at which states are confronting the worst staffing problems.
When Can an Adult Child Be Liable for a Parent's Nursing Home Bill?
Although a nursing home cannot require a child to be personally liable for their parent's nursing home bill, there are circumstances in which children can end up having to pay. This is a major reason why it is important to read any admission agreements carefully before signing.
When to Leave a Nursing Home and Move Back Home
A nursing home doesn't have to be permanent. Many people enter a facility temporarily to recover from an illness and can easily transition back to living at home.
Worsening Nursing Home Staffing Crisis Taking a Devastating Toll on Residents, Their Families and Hospitals
Overwhelmed by the stress of long hours, low pay and exposure to the COVID-19 virus, nursing home workers are quitting...
What It Means to Need ‘Nursing Home Level of Care’ for Medicaid Eligibility
When applying for Medicaid’s long-term care coverage, in addition to the strict income and asset limits, you must demonstrate that...
COVID Vaccination Information Added to Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare Site
Individuals who are researching nursing homes can now see staff and resident vaccination rates along with other quality and safety...
What to Do With Your Stimulus Check if You Are in a Nursing Home
As the second (and maybe third) round of stimulus checks go out, it is important to know that nursing home...
Staying Connected to Family Members in a Nursing Home When Visits are Banned
The spread of the coronavirus to nursing home residents has caused the federal government to direct nursing homes to restrict...
For First Time, Median Cost of Private Nursing Home Room Hits Six Figures in Annual Survey
The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States increased to $100,375 a year in 2018,...