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NPR: Who’s Guarding Against The Guardians?

October 5, 2017

From NPR’s On Point program, Who’s Guarding Against The Guardians? With guest host Jane Clayson. Court-approved guardians—strangers swooping in and taking over the lives of elderly people who are helpless to stop them. We’ll dig in on who, why and how. It’s an epic scandal targeting the elderly. For profit guardians—strangers— knocking on the doors of our most vulnerable people and taking total control of their finances and lives. Moving them out of their homes into [- more...]

Audio: Suing A Nursing Home Could Get Easier Under Proposed Federal Rules

October 19, 2015

From NPR, “All Things Considered” 19 October 2015 http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/10/19/449957318/suing-a-nursing-home-could-get-easier-under-proposed-federal-rules Suing A Nursing Home Could Get Easier Under Proposed Federal Rules OCTOBER 19, 2015 3:30 PM ET Ina Jaffe 2010 INA JAFFE Proponents of arbitration say the system is more efficient than going to court for both sides, but arbitration can be costly, too. And a 2009 study showed the typical awards in nursing [- more...]