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Poll: Should Pennsylvania counties own nursing homes?

For the past two years, York County has paid more than $7 million to subsidize its nursing home. And it’s expecting to spend more than $7 million in 2013. Some other Pennsylvania counties have gotten out of the nursing home … Continue reading

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Negotiating heeled shoes and helping York County nursing home residents advocate for themselves

Ruth Hartnett, 84, of Springettsbury Township, said she doesn’t handle “life or death” situations as a volunteer in York County’s “Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.” Instead, she said her focus is on helping nursing home residents advocate for themselves. One of … Continue reading

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