President Clinton has asked Congress to approve $1 billion in new spending to boost staffing and training in the nation’s nursing homes. Diane hosts a conversation about how best to improve the quality of care in American’s long-term care facilities for the elderly.

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  • Narcissus Jackson Certified Geriatric Nursing Assistant
  • Rick Abrams American Health Care Association
  • Alan Rosenbloom American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • Sarah Burger director for special projects for the National Citizen Coalition for Nursing Home Reform

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