New Video: Improving Nursing Home Care for Our Seniors

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<p>Many people fear that they will one day be forced to live in a cold, unwelcoming nursing home. But by focusing on the quality of residents' lives, staff at many U.S. nursing homes are turning their facilities into warm and comforting environments for seniors. In a <a href="/publications/video/2013/jul/health-reform-you-nursing-home-quality-improving-care-our-seniors">new video,</a> Commonwealth Fund vice president Mary Jane Koren, M.D., explains how the Commonwealth Fund–supported Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes campaign is helping to improve the lives of nursing home residents while saving money—and without cutting back services. </p><p>The video is the latest installment in our <a href="~/link.aspx?_id=D84066DA5B7D4A828A336C98B8B5184B&_z=z">Health Reform & You series</a> featuring short videos on how health reform is changing insurance coverage, primary care visits, the care of vulnerable populations, and how we pay for health care. </p>
<p>Also see our first Health Reform & You publication, <a href="/publications/publication/2013/jun/primary-care-our-first-line-defense">Primary Care: Our First Line of Defense.</a></p>