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In the News - 2009

Letter to the Editor: Long-Term Care - Tampa Bay Online - December 13, 2009

Nursing home patients have rights - jcfloridian.com - December 13, 2009

Nursing home residents have certain rights - Miami Herald - December 12, 2009

On nursing home discharges - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - December 11, 2009

Nursing home residents due notice of discharge - Palm Beach Post - December 11, 2009

Elderly woman hit and killed by car during late-night walk - St. Pete Times - December 5, 2009

Quality of care differs in Naples for-profit vs. nonprofit nursing homes - Naples Daily News - November 29, 2009

Ten things to consider in nursing home care - Naples daily News - November 29, 2009

Elderly advocates: Visit Florida's senior population this holiday - Tampa 10Connects - November 26, 2009

Program seeking volunteers to visit nursing home patients - Bay News 9 - November 26, 2009

Lonely Thanksgiving - Capitol News Service - November 25, 2009

Contact 5 Investigates local nursing homes - WPTV - November 17, 2009

From five stars to one, a nursing home's steep decline - St. Pete Times - November 15, 2009

Indian River County nursing homes rank toward bottom in the state - TCPalm - November 5, 2009

Nursing home's extra expenses - Hernando Today - November 5, 2009

McCollum: Make Licensing Fla. for Felons Tougher - CBS4 - November 3, 2009

Woman arrested for operating assisted living facilities without license - WOFL Fox 35 - October 28, 2009

Florida task force considers fingerprinting caregivers - Sun Sentinel - October 22, 2009

Crist forms panel on criminal caregivers - Bradenton Herald - October 20, 2009

October is Residents' Rights Month - Ocala Star-Banner - October 14, 2009

Respect elders' rights - The Miami Herald - October 8, 2009

Editorial | Flawed system puts state's most vulnerable at potential risk - TCPalm - October 2, 2009

Freed criminals preying on the vulnerable - Bradenton Herald - October 2, 2009

Editorial | Ex-felons as caregivers: Rights and Wrongs in Florida's second-chance system - Daytona Beach News-Journal - October 2, 2009

Group Advocates for nursing home patients - Florida Times-Union - October 2, 2009

Governor Crist Proclaims Resdients' Rights Month to Acknowledge and Empower Nursing Home Residents - WCTV - October 1, 2009

Editorial: Florida's caregiver screening process is flawed and needs to be revamped - South Florida Sun-Sentinel - September 30, 2009

Trust Betrayed: Exemptions let felons watch over vulnerable - Orlando Sentinel - September 29, 2009

Convicted felons could be working in your mother or father's nursing home - South Florida Sun-Sentinel - September 28, 2009

Federal program misses problem nursing homes - Bradenton Herald - September 27, 2009

Locked and loaded for dignity deserved but withheld - Daytona Beach News-Journal - September 27, 2009

Nursing Home Info Hard to Get - Orlando Sentinel - September 22, 2009

I-Team: Is Anybody Watching? Part II - CBS4 Miami - August 20, 2009

I-Team: Long-Term Care Facility Answers Questions - CBS4 Miami - August 20, 2009

I-Team: Who's Watching the Elderly? - CBS4 Miami - August 15, 2009

I-Team: Is Anybody Watching? - CBS4 Miami - August 14, 2009

Volunteers guard quality of lives - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - July 26, 2009

Family finds mother "ice cold" and dead in nursing home - Tampa 10Connects - July 7, 2009

Volunteer helps seniors 'thrive and prosper' - Orlando Sentinel - May 28, 2009

Owner suddenly closes St. Pete assisted living facility - Bay News 9 - May 13, 2009

What is an ombudsman? - YourHub.com - May 10, 2009

Martin Dems get an inside look at aging in America - YourHub.com - May 10, 2009

United Way recognizes Community Champion Al Malley - Stuart Chamber of Commerce - May 8, 2009

Services available to elders - Charlotte Sun - May 5, 2009

Nursing home owner charged with Medicaid fraud - Bay News 9 - April 3, 2009

Assisted-living facility's license in jeopardy - The Lakeland Ledger - April 3, 2009

Careful with nursing home cuts - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - March 30, 2009

Murzin understands problems our nursing homes face - Pensacola News Journal - March 27, 2009

Recourse for complaints about assisted living - Miami Herald - March 24, 2009

Nursing home bill postponed - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - March 19, 2009

Stop duplicative inspections - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - March 18, 2009

Stop Bennett's nursing home bill - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - March 17, 2009

Florida ranks near bottom in getting disease-prevention funds from feds - Orlando Sentinel - March 16, 2009

Bills would require fewer nursing home inspections - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - March 14, 2009

Nursing home bill opens rift - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - March 13, 2009

Volunteer inspectors oppose bill's cuts - Florida Times-Union - March 5, 2009

Who keeps tabs on assisted living facilities? - Miami Herald - March 5, 2009

Protecting elderly - Florida Times-Union - March 2, 2009

Florida's outstanding advocates honored for exemplary service to seniors - Elder Update - March, 2009

Department of Elder Affairs honors long-term care ombudsman as employee of the year - Elder Update - March, 2009

Nursing home rating system doesn't tell the whole story - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - February 2, 2009