Scapegoating senior care helps no one

Understand the nuances behind the issues to advocate for our seniors and careforce. Learn the facts behind the sensational headlines below.

Fallacies vs. Facts

A December 2022 USA Today article relies on hyperbole and cherry-picked facts to paint a bleak picture of the senior care industry. Discover the full truth as we dissect the fallacies versus facts.


“U.S. facilities fell short of multiple benchmarks the federal government has created for nurse and aide staffing.”


“Low-income residents, disproportionately people of color, fare the worst.”


“Their nursing homes report the lowest staffing levels, but data show they seldom get in trouble because of it.”


“Having enough nurses and aides is the strongest predictor of whether nursing home residents will thrive, researchers have found.”

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Blaming senior care communities without acknowledging the lack of proper federal funding paints an inaccurate picture of the industry. Our heroes deserve better. Shine a light on your courageous team members, and tell us the challenges you continue to face in your community.

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