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SEP 26, 2014 - New York Times

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Fighting to Honor a Father’s Last Wish: To Die at Home

Maureen Stefanides wanted to fulfill her father’s request after long nursing home stays left him weak and unhappy, but the forces of the health care system seemed stacked against her.

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SEP 26, 2014 - New York Times

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Fighting Health Care System for Simple Request: To Die at Home

Maureen Stefanides wanted to fulfill the wish of her father, Joseph Andrey, who had endured long stays in nursing homes. It seemed as if all the forces of the health care system were against her.

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SEP 25, 2014 - New York Times

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Family Fights Health Care System for Simple Request: To Die at Home

Maureen Stefanides was determined to fulfill the wish of her father, Joseph Andrey, who had endured long stays in nursing homes, to die at home, but it seemed as if all the forces of the health care system were against her.

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SEP 25, 2014 - Washington Times

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Senators: Widen Medicaid program for frail seniors

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen U.S. senators from both parties are calling on the Obama administration to broaden a Medicaid program for the nation's frailest seniors, calling it a proven alternative to pricier nursing home care as states seek to limit long-term medical costs. In a letter released ...

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SEP 25, 2014 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Margo L. Vance, 72, personnel director

Margo L. Vance, 72, of Cherry Hill, a longtime personnel director in Philadelphia, died Monday, Sept. 22, of complications from pancreatic cancer at AristaCare, a nursing home in Cherry Hill.

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