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September 15, 2018
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
Dear Carol: My wife's in a wheelchair because of an accident that she had 10 years ago. I've gladly taken care of her, but now she needs an increasing...
September 15, 2018 - 9:22am
September 8, 2018
Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
Dear Carol: My mom is currently in a short-term swing-bed facility and will soon be moving to a nursing home. Dad is in assisted living where...
September 8, 2018 - 6:30am
August 18, 2018
Commentary: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Dear Carol: I'm not yet 30 and struggling with family caregiving. I work an entry-level job that barely pays my rent and student loan payment....
August 18, 2018 - 8:19am
July 28, 2018
Filial support law may be invoked more often as population ages
BISMARCK—Three cases citing the state's filial statute have appeared before the North Dakota Supreme Court, according to Tammy Oltz, an assistant professor of law at the University of North Dakota, who specializes in family law. In the most recent case in 2013, Four Seasons...
July 28, 2018 - 9:54am
Legislators eye shortcomings in 'outdated' filial support law
BISMARCK—Interest among some legislators in revamping the state's filial support law is growing anew and could see some action in 2019. "I thought it seemed kind of odd that we would hold children and parents liable for each other's debts," said Sen. Dick Dever, R-Bismarck,...
July 28, 2018 - 9:53am
Little-known law allows nursing homes to sue adult children for unpaid bills
BISMARCK—Less than six months after Durant "Phil" Shook died, his four children got a letter in the mail: A nursing home was suing them...
July 28, 2018 - 9:51am
July 20, 2018
Lifelong complainers aren't likely to change with improved circumstances
Dear Carol: My aunt, who never married, has always been a complainer. She has a decent retirement income but has always lived in a hovel because...
July 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
June 30, 2018
Finding the best fit in a nursing home
Dear Carol: My parents have lived together in assisted living for several years and loved their lifestyle, but now my mother, due to a massive...
June 30, 2018 - 8:21am
August 2, 2017
147-page report outlines Hettinger nursing home violations
HETTINGER, N.D. — Residents of Western Horizons Care Center, a nursing home in Hettinger, are in "immediate jeopardy," according to a report...
August 2, 2017 - 9:28pm
April 18, 2017
Long-term care sees better reimbursements ahead, official says
Managers of longterm care facilities feel a lot better about future reimbursement coming from the state of North Dakota than they did at the start of the legislative session, according to Tim Burchill, administrator at Ave Maria Village and a regional director for the North Dakota...
April 18, 2017 - 6:39am
April 17, 2017
Official: Long-term care sees better reimbursements ahead
Managers of long-term care facilities feel a lot better about future reimbursement coming from the state of North Dakota than they did at the start of the legislative session, according to Tim Burchill, administrator at Ave Maria Village and a regional director for the North Dakota...
April 17, 2017 - 5:39pm
January 23, 2017
Caring for the caregivers: ND study finds challenges in helping elderly stay at home
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Patricia Muldoon spent years taking care of her disabled husband. As his condition deteriorated with age, she quit her...
January 23, 2017 - 6:47am
January 16, 2017
ND bill could hike cost of nursing home care to cover budget cuts
FARGO—Nursing home residents could be forced to pay hundreds of dollars more per month under a legislative proposal to charge a new fee...
January 16, 2017 - 6:50am
October 11, 2016
Ventilator use surges for nursing home residents with dimentia
The number of nursing home residents with advanced dementia who get hooked up to breathing machines has roughly doubled in recent years even though this doesn't appear to help them live longer, a U.S. study suggests. In 2013, among every 1,000 nursing home residents with dementia...
October 11, 2016 - 7:00am
February 9, 2016
Possible nursing home cuts still under consideration
Officials with the North Dakota governor’s office say all departments funded by the state’s general fund will see the 4.05 percent cut, according to Jeff Zent, communications and policy adviser for the governor’s office. “The governor has no discretion,” he said. “When...
February 9, 2016 - 6:54am