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Demonstration at Carlyle Group Offices Monday as Grassroots Caravan of Caregivers, Senior Advocates Arrives in D.C. to Speak Out for Improved Care, Staffing at Nation's Largest Nursing Home Chain
Date:10/19/2007

With political concerns growing in Congress, caregivers and advocates to visit Capitol Hill Tuesday, ask Congress to hold hearings on private equity ownership of nursing homes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With political concerns growing rapidly on Capitol Hill and in key states about the impact of private equity buyouts of nursing homes, a national caravan of caregivers and senior advocates will arrive in D.C. on Monday where they will hold a demonstration at the Pennsylvania Ave. headquarters of the Carlyle Group. Carlyle is in the process of taking over the nation's largest nursing home chain, HCR Manor Care. There is growing concern that the $6.3 billion buyout could come at the expense of seniors, taxpayers, and workers.

WHAT: Demonstration calling on Carlyle to put seniors above

profits

WHEN: 12 Noon, Monday, October 22, 2007

WHERE: Outside Carlyle Group headquarters

1001 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC

WHO: National caravan of caregivers, family members, and

patient advocates

At the Monday demonstration, nursing home family members, workers and senior advocates will speak out about the need to ensure safe staffing levels and improve nursing home care in the Manor Care buyout and form a delegation to deliver a petition to Carlyle management. Manor Care runs 11 nursing homes in the D.C. metro area -- eight nursing homes in Montgomery and Prince Georges counties, one in Arlington county, and two in Fairfax county.

To read the release in its entirety log on to http://www.behindthebuyouts.org/media-center.


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