Bethany Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Lakewood, is one of 88 nursing homes nationwide designated by federal regulators as a "special focus facility," meaning it receives extra inspections. Photographed on June 26, 2019. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

Looking for a safe nursing home is hard. And a newly released watch list tells only part of the story.

The Special Focus Facility list includes some -- but not all -- of Colorado’s most troubled nursing homes. Here are other resources for families.

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In crowded 2020 Democratic field, a clear top tier emerges. Colorado’s candidates are not in it.

Even with six months to go in the campaign, strict debate standards and cash flow issues are separating the candidates

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More than a third of Colorado high school graduates need extra help to do college work

Students of color, students from low-income families, and women are all more likely to be assessed as needing developmental education

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BLM will move 27 jobs from Washington to Grand Junction, 54 more to Lakewood as part of HQ relocation

While the job number for Grand Junction might not be eye-popping, the people who are slated to move there are top-level brass