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Column Laments Growing Trend of Nursing Home Evictions When Residents Cannot Pay

November 20, 2017

Michelle Singletary in her Washington Post (11/20, 13.32M) column discusses the growing “national problem” of nursing home evictions due to residents’ being unable to pay for care. Singletary says NPR reported that “eviction is the leading complaint about nursing homes,” adding that the AARP recently “pointed out that the Maryland attorney general’s office is suing a facility in that state for dumping patients out the minute they no longer can bill Medicare for their care.” Singletary also discusses reader comments and financial considerations for older adults preparing for retirement.



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