1. News & Issues
Send to a Friend via Email

Nursing Home Dangers Found

nursing_home.jpg

In 2005, the HHS said the level of care in nursing homes had “improved significantly.” If that was true, it has gone downhill fast since, according to a federal inspector general. The report shows that 22% of nursing home residents suffer “adverse medical events.  

Also See:
US Government Info Spotlight10

Older US Women May Face Financial Risk: GAO

Wednesday April 16, 2014

As the percentage of the U.S. population that is married continues to decline, so do the chances of remaining financially secure in their "golden" years for many American women, according to the Government Accountability Office. [Learn more...]

Also See: More Unmarried Parents Choosing to Live Together

You Are Not a Jerk, But

Tuesday April 15, 2014

You may have been jerked around by Jerk.com, a social media website that labeled millions of people a "jerk," then tried to charge them money to improve their image, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Read More...

Congress Is Breaking Again

Monday April 14, 2014

Easter is next Sunday, April 20, and while most Americans who observe it will spend a day or two at most doing so, the entire U.S. Congress began its annual Easter break on April 10 and won't get back to doing "the peoples' work" until April 28. Read More...

State Dept. Lost Track of $6 Billion

Friday April 11, 2014

The U.S. State Department is unable to properly account for $6 billion spent on third-party contracts over the last six years, according to the agency's office of inspector general (OIG). Read More...

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.