Comments for: Why small, rural nursing homes are fighting for survival

Posted June 20, 2014, at 6:44 a.m.

Last spring, the Maine Legislature established the Commission to Study Long-term Care Facilities to address increasing concerns about the long-term viability of Maine’s nursing homes. The commission was directed to examine three critical areas: funding issues, staffing requirements and access issues — particularly in rural areas. I served as a …

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