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Community Meeting For Chicago Nursing Home Justice June 8

The Civic Action Network is holding a community meeting for nursing home justice. The meeting will take place on Monday June 8, 2009 at the Bray Temple CME Church located at 1049 E. 73rd Street in Chicago, Illinois. The meeting will take place from 6:30-8:00 PM. The goal of this meeting is to address the growing disparities amongst the Alden Network nursing homes in Chicago. The Alden’s three homes on the South Side of Chicago provide half the staff time per nursing home resident as the nursing homes in the suburbs do. Additionally the nursing homes have faced elderly negligence lawsuits over 30 times for issues like medical malpractice. The recent wrongful death of an 84-year-old man in Chicago has prompted community organizers to discuss how this problem might be remedied. To learn more about the racial disparities in Chicago nursing homes, please visit the civic action network’s website.