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How Poor Californians Languish in Nursing Homes

An eye-opening CalMatters’ article published on January 20th reports that thousands of Californians are languishing in nursing homes despite their desires and abilities to return to the community and their civil right to do so. The article – No way out: How the poor get stranded in California nursing homes – points fingers at both nursing homes and the California Department of Public Health for ignoring the civil rights of residents who wish to move back to community settings.