Medicare does not consider nursing home care to be medically necessary. This means they won’t pay for it except under specific circumstances, such as a recent hospitalization followed by a healthcare provider’s assessment that you require skilled care for at least five days a week. Even if you meet these […]

Aging with Care Inc. assessed additional $56K penalty for willful violations PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a consent judgment in federal court that requires a Philadelphia home healthcare agency and its owner to pay approximately $1.6 million in back wages and liquidated damages to 288 workers deliberately […]

Many people grow up with grandparents who lived for years in their homes and, despite various illnesses and conditions, never saw the inside of a nursing home. (Getty Images) That still may be true for some of today’s older adults, a third of whom may never need long-term care services […]