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Devils Lake nursing home launches $7.8M project

A Devils Lake nursing home is launching a $7.8 million expansion and renovation project. Full story

Tulsa nursing home stays open despite concerns

A Tulsa nursing home remains open despite being cited for dozens of violations during the past year by federal and state regulators. Full story

Court: No involuntary commitment for Alzheimer's

A state appeals court ruled this week that Alzheimer's patients can't be committed against their will, saying involuntary commitment was only permissible for people with mental illnesses that can be treated. Full story

Nebraska lawmakers override Heineman veto

Nebraska lawmakers have overridden Gov. Dave Heineman's veto of a bill that would help nursing homes offset expected Medicaid cuts. Full story

Memoir highlights long-term health care challenges

"A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents — and Ourselves" (Knopf), by Jane Gross: Decades after screen star Bette Davis famously declared that "growing old is not for sissies," Estelle Gross expanded on the woes of the ailing aged with her lament that people live too long and die too slow Full story

Ousted Fla. nursing home ombudsman successor named

A replacement has been named for the Florida nursing home ombudsman who was ousted in a clash with Gov. Rick Scott's administration. Full story

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  Man, 81, accused in nursing home killing

California authorities say an 81-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly beating to death his 94-year-old roommate at an Orange County nursing home. Msnbc's Alex Witt reports.