- Associated Press - Monday, April 4, 2016

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - The northern half of Iowa has been selected as a site for one of 10 regional elder justice task forces to combat nursing home neglect.

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1Vq049h ) that the regional teams will include federal, state and local prosecutors, law enforcement and other agencies to coordinate efforts against nursing homes that provide grossly substandard care.

The Northern District of Iowa consists of 52 counties in the northern half of the state.

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Information from: Globe Gazette, https://www.globegazette.com/


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