In the wake of the shooting rampage in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama put forth a comprehensive plan to address gun violence that includes proposals to address mental health issues, including a substantial expansion of services for children and teenagers with...
The final budget deal Congress passed to avert the fiscal cliff repeals a long-term care insurance program that would have helped keep the elderly and disabled out of nursing homes and off the Medicaid rolls.
The head of Florida's main public health care agency has made several policy changes in response to a scathing U.S. Department of Justice report that accused the state of "warehousing" children with special needs in nursing homes.
Bipartisan groups in both the House and the Senate have introduced bills that would expand mental health first aid training across the country.
A new survey has shed light on the hiring practices of private home care agencies, and the news is not good.
The Obama administration has suspended implementation of the CLASS Act, a proposed national long-term care insurance program . . .
A groundbreaking program in Massachusetts is expected to ease the financial burden on families with elderly or disabled relatives in need of care by paying family or friends about $18,000 a year to care for them.
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the state of Florida, accusing it of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by placing children with severe special needs in nursing homes rather than in less restrictive settings.