Indiana Project to Reduce Hospitalization of Nursing Home Residents Gets Boost
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) thinks Indiana University may be on to something when it comes to more effective nursing home care. (Liz Seeger/Covering Health)

Where Homecare Rates are Rising Most Sharply
As the home care industry is faced with increased labor costs and other challenges, rates are increasing faster than they are for other types of senior care services—and many potential home care clients could be in for some serious sticker shock. (Tim Mullaney/Home Healthcare News)

Study: Costs for Most Long-Term Care Keep Climbing
Long-term care grew more expensive again this year, with the cost of the priciest option, a private nursing home room, edging closer to $100,000 annually, according to a survey from Genworth Financial. (The Associated Press)

Can Exercise Cure Depression and Anxiety?
A new study by researchers at the University of California at Davis Medical Center found that exercise increased the level of the neurotransmitters glutamate and GABA, both of which are depleted in the brains of patients with depression and anxiety. (Amanda Loudin/The Washington Post)

Nursing Homes Turn to Eviction to Drop Difficult Patients
Nursing homes are increasingly evicting their most challenging residents, advocates for the aged and disabled say, testing protections for some of society's most vulnerable. (The Associated Press)