Cuyahoga County HHS Levy Fund; Troubled Nursing Home List Released; Vanessa Bayer

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Not all of the nursing homes caring for 1.3 million seniors in America are doing an adequate job. U.S. Senators this week released a list of 400 facilities with consistent records of poor care, a list that had been withheld from the public for years. The Ohio Department on Aging's elder care advocate joins us to discuss the list and how substandard Ohio facilities are being dealt with here.
Cuayhoga County says its health and human services levy fund could go into the red this year.  Why?
Later, former Saturday Night Live cast member, Vanessa Bayer, a Northeast Ohio native, on her new children's book about caring for a sick child. 

For More Information:

Ohio Department of Aging Resource/Contact page

Full List of 400 Nursing Homes (PDF)

Senators Report on Nursing Homes
 

Guests: 

Nick Castele, Reporter, Ideastream 
Beverly Laubert, State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Ohio Department of Aging 
Vanessa Bayer, Comedian, Author, "How Do You Care for a Very Sick Bear?"
 

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