Tag Archives: health care

The Private Market Destroyed Our Nursing Home

In 2018, the Champaign County Board sold the Champaign County Nursing Home. In 2023, that facility was shut down by the private market entity that bought it. In five short years, our once-publicly run elder care facility was commodified, gutted, … Continue reading

 434 total views

Posted in county goverment, health care, seniors, the elderly | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Private Market Destroyed Our Nursing Home

Profiting Across the Autism Spectrum

Driving through north Champaign last winter I noticed a new business in a strip mall near Denny’s. At first, I assumed it was some sort of sports store due to the all-caps signage: “TOTAL SPECTRUM.” But this was not a … Continue reading

 296 total views

Posted in Corporations, health care, Healthcare, Mental Health, Section | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Profiting Across the Autism Spectrum

Take Action to Keep Champaign County from Losing Another Nursing Home!

Champaign County residents are about to lose another nursing home. But we can stop this from happening, if we work together! The Rothners, who are the current owners of the former Champaign County Nursing Home, which they bought in 2018, … Continue reading

 467 total views

Posted in Champaign County, health care, Healthcare, Nursing Home, seniors, the elderly | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Take Action to Keep Champaign County from Losing Another Nursing Home!