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2010-07-29 15:00:00

Illinois Governor Signs AARP-backed Reform Legislation CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For too long, thousands of nursing home residents in Illinois lived in unsafe conditions, receiving substandard care from understaffed institutions.

2010-05-07 17:56:00

AARP, Groups Urge Governor Quinn to Enact Measure SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation that will bring a sweeping reform to the way in which for-profit nursing homes operate in Illinois and that will greatly improve the quality of care and safety for institutionalized residents passed the State Senate today, and is on its way to the Governor's desk.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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