Daily Archives: October 14, 2010

As Population Grows Older, Geriatricians Grow Scarce; Officials, Schools Prod Doctors to Focus on Elderly Care

By Howard Kim, Special to The Washington Post Long hours, having to treat patients in their homes or nursing facility, and being burdened with multiple complex disorders are other reasons for the increasing shortage of doctors specializing in geriatric medicine.  … Continue reading

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Paying Doctors to Ignore Patients

By Peter B. Bach The New York Times The author, who is a doctor at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and was a senior adviser to the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from 2005 to 2006, argues … Continue reading

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Thomas Register

Legislative information from the Library of Congress A place to search for pending legislation relating to caregivers and caregiving by word/phrase or Bill Number Also browse Bills by Sponsor Read More »»»

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Bill Search

From Govtrack.us, a civic project to track Congress. This is a very useful tool to find any bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate, and track its progress through Congress on the path toward becoming law. Search … Continue reading

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A search engine for pending legislation relating to Elder Justice

From the American Bar Association Search information about laws related to Elder Abuse Read More »»»

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