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CVS HEALTH has expanded its COVID-19 vaccination program for residents and staff of long-term care facilities into 12 states. / AP FILE PHOTO/DAVID GOLDMAN

CVS Health expands COVID-19 vaccination program

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. has expanded its COVID-19 vaccination program for residents and staff of long-term care facilities into 12 states. The drugstore chain said...
BUSY CARETAKER: Victoria Mitchell, a certified nursing assistant at Hopkins Manor in North Providence, says she and her co-workers care for up to 11 patients per shift, bathing, dressing and feeding each one in turn. It is an increase from the eight patients Mitchell used to care for during her morning shift when she began working as a CNA 22 years ago.
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Nursing homes care more with less

When she started working as a certified nursing assistant 22 years ago, Victoria Mitchell was assigned about eight patients during her morning shifts. Now, Mitchell...
CVS HEALTH reported a loss of $596 million in 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS posts loss in 2018, predicts dire year as 2015 deal...

NEW YORK – CVS Health Corp. shares dropped in early trading Wednesday after the health care company said its results would be dragged down...
HYBRID PRODUCT: Geraldine B. Cunningham, president and CEO of First Financial Advisory Services, with Matthew Cunningham, left, and Peter Robinson, at her Westerly office. Cunningham said her business has seen more interest in a hybrid long-term care insurance product that allows people to pay over a 10-year period while they are still working and includes a death benefit if the person dies before using the long-term care services.  
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Insurance policies target long-term care

Baby boomers are planning for end of life, transforming a relatively new insurance option that combines long-term care and life insurance into a $4...

BPCI a roadmap for caregivers

There has been much written about innovations within hospitals, primary and other settings of care. However, as the population continues to age, post-acute and...

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