American Nursing Homes in the Twentieth Century

(This is part 4 of our 5-part series on the history of nursing homes. Other parts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 5.) Basically, in a word, GOVERNMENT is all that’s needed to understand nursing homes throughout the 1900’s. By mid-century, federally-funded financing (say that fast 3 times) became available creating a for-profit nursing home construction […]

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