April 26, 2017
The Oregonian interviewed Oregon State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Fred Steele on how to find the best fit nursing home or assisted-living facility for you or your loved one, and how to ensure quality care in these facilities.
March 24, 2017
Hawaii State Ombudsman, John McDermott, must act as the sole long-term care ombudsman for the entire state of Hawaii with only a small number of active volunteers to support him. However, the potential passing of Senate Bill 530 presents hope for McDermott, Hawaii’s State Ombudsmen Program, and the state’s long-term care residents, allocating $150,000 to the program.
March 22, 2017
The Rhode Island Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program and State Ombudsman Kathleen Heren were featured in an article in PrimeTime magazine.