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  • Registration Now Open
    2018 Annual Conference

    Preliminary agenda, session topics, registration and more information is now available!

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    Voice Challenge

    Long-term care consumers are invited to share their thoughts on this year's Residents' Rights Month theme.

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  • Revised
    Nursing Facility Regulations

    Get the latest resources and information about the revised nursing facility regulations.

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New York Times Article Confirms Consumer Voice Concerns about Nursing Home Staffing Levels and Data July 09, 2018

A recent article in the New York Times substantiates Consumer Voice’s long-standing concern about the inaccuracy of previous staffing information based on self-reporting.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th June 14, 2018

The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.

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Fighting the Rollback of Nursing Home Protections June 14, 2018

Consumer Voice, with some of our close partners, created a tracker of industry lobbying and resulting administrative actions, as well as a series of policy alerts providing more detail about the specific protections weakened by industry lobbying.

News Article
Ensure the Right to Fair and Impartial Judges July 18, 2018

President Trump has issued an Executive Order allowing Administrative Law Judges to be selected by political appointees. Contact your members of Congress and urge them to ensure people’s right to fair and impartial decisions!

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Tell Congress to Increase Funding for the Ombudsman Program March 20, 2018

Urge your member of Congress to request increased funding for the long-term care ombudsman program.

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ACT NOW: Contact Congress Again to Fund MFP! March 06, 2018

Your actions in early February to ask the Senate to fund the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program (#FundMFP) made a big impact.  Now it is time to go all out and make a big push to pass the EMPOWER Care Act!

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Advocates Meet with Top CMS Official About Nursing Home Rule June 27, 2018

Consumer Voice staff joined several advocacy organizations in a meeting with CMS officials to discuss recommendations for the nursing home Requirements of Participation.

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Consumer Voice's Robyn Grant Speaks About the VA's "Secret" Nursing Home Ratings June 18, 2018

Consumer Voice’s Robyn Grant was quoted in a recent article in USA Today about the VA’s hidden nursing home ratings and their poor quality care.

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Consumer Voice's Lori Smetanka Interviewed on Benefits of Caregiving June 13, 2018

Consumer Voice’s Executive Director Lori Smetanka was interviewed in a recent article on caring.com on the benefits of being a caregiver.

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