New Medicare regulations should improve the quality of life of nursing home residents.

The regulations, to be introduced in three phases, give residents more meal options, their choice of roommates, and improved procedures for addressing grievances.

They also give residents the right to challenge discharges, expanded protection from abuse, and the promise of better, more qualified staff members to serve them.

Learn more about the new regulations and how they seek to improve the quality of life for nursing home residents in this Kaiser Health News report.