A Lesson on Life’s End

December 7, 2016

How one college class is rethinking doctor training. A new class at Columbia University envisions something different. The class, called Life at the End of Life, places students with medical aspirations — before they even apply to medical school — with patients at the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center (TCC), a nursing home in Harlem

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When a certified nursing assistant in Hubbard, Iowa, shared a photo online in March of a nursing home resident with his pants around his ankles, his legs and hand covered in feces, the most surprising aspect of state health officials’ investigation was this: It wasn’t against the law

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How to demand the best. People from racial and ethnic minority groups in America often get inferior care compared to white Americans

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A ProPublica review found 35 cases since 2012 in which nursing home or assisted living workers surreptitiously shared photos or videos of residents on social media. At least 16 cases involved Snapchat

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Sexual relationships in long-term care facilities are not uncommon. But the long-term care industry is still grappling with the issue

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