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U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in South Florida Assisted Living Facility Paying $103,389 in Back Wages to 20 Employees

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Paradise Villa Retirement Home Inc. – operator of five South Florida assisted living facilities – has paid $103,389 in back wages to 20 employees for violating … Continue reading

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Final Exit Network Loses 1st Amendment Challenge to Minnesota Assisted Suicide Law

In April 2018, Final Exit Network and two of its exit guides filed a federal lawsuit seeking a declaratory injunction against the Minnesota Attorney General and the Dakota County and Rice County Attorneys. FEN argued that Minnesota Statute 609.215 is … Continue reading

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Deadly Legionnaires’ Outbreak at Promenade Assisted Living Facility Legionnaires’ in Guilderland, NY

One person has died and another has been infected with Legionella bacteria in a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that the Albany County Health Department has linked to the Promenade Assisted Living facility.  The Promenade Assisted Living facility is located in Guilderland … Continue reading

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Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Report on Assisted Reproduction & Parentage

The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan recently published its Final Report on Assisted Reproduction & Parentage:"The use of assisted reproduction to conceive children is increasing in Canada, however, Saskatchewan’s parentage legislation does not provide clear rules on who the parents … Continue reading

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As assisted living facilities increase dementia care, resident safety risks rise

They look like nursing homes, but they’re not. And for the health and safety of our elderly loved ones, we must know the difference. These so-called assisted living facilities, operating with much less regulation and oversight than nursing homes, are … Continue reading

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