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Long-Term Care Consumers Family Members Advocates
  • Important Elder Abuse
    Resources Available

    Consumer Voice's elder abuse issue page includes a multitude of resources on abuse, neglect and exploitation including issues like sexual abuse, financial exploitation and resident-to-resident mistreatment.

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  • Both Pluses & Minuses for Nursing Facility Residents CMS Releases Revised
    Nursing Facility Regulations

    Learn about the revised nursing facility regulations and the positives and negatives for long-term care consumers.

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  • Get the latest with
    Policy Break

    Policy Break will update you on the latest policy developments in long-term care. So, take a break from what you're doing and read our Policy Break!

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  • Nursing Home Closure
    Report Released

    A new report from Consumer Voice examines reasons why nursing home residents may suffer harm when their nursing home closes and identifies ways to reduce or eliminate such harm.

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Consumer Voice Issues Statement on CNN Report on Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes February 23, 2017

Consumer Voice is outraged and horrified in response to the findings of the CNN investigative report on sexual abuse in nursing homes, “Sick, Dying and Raped in America’s Nursing Homes.”

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New Issue Brief on Nursing Services February 21, 2017

Consumer Voice, along with the Center for Medicare Advocacy and Justice in Aging, has released a new issue brief in their issue brief series, “A Closer Look at the Revised Nursing Facility Regulations.”

News Article
Article - "Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Offers Trust and Solutions" February 14, 2017

ACL’s Becky Kurtz has written an article in the Society of Certified Senior Advisors Journal on the long-term care ombudsman program.

News Article
Oppose the Repeal of the ACA and Changes to Medicaid February 17, 2017

Congress is planning to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with major changes to Medicaid.  Tell your members of Congress NO!

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Fight the Repeal of the Revised Nursing Home Regulations! January 27, 2017

Consumer Voice and its whole network will be tweeting to fight the repeal of the revised federal nursing home regulations.

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Tell Congress Not to Repeal the Affordable Care Act! December 20, 2016

Congressional Leaders have promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  This could harm nursing home residents and other long-term care consumers. Tell your Senators and Representative NO!

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Thank You to Those Who Signed Our Letter to CMS on Arbitration August 05, 2016

Thank you to all the individuals and organizations who signed onto our letter to CMS calling for the agency to ban pre-dispute arbitration clauses in nursing home agreements once and for all.

Action Update
U.S. Senate Approves Older Americans Act Reauthorization April 08, 2016

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act!  House-amended S. 192, the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015, will now be sent to President Obama to sign.

Action Update
Older Americans Act Passes in the House March 22, 2016

The House passed the Older Americans Act! The Reauthorization bill will help older adults age with independence and dignity in their homes and communities, and protect elders in long-term care facilities and other settings.

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