The passing of a loved one is one of the most painful experiences a person can endure. Anyone who has coped with the loss of an elderly family member knows that an important part of the grieving process is accepting that it was simply their time to go.Unfortunately, a shocking amount of Americans end up […]
In these uncertain times, having an elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility can feel disheartening. Knowing that we can’t participate in the same activities as way back in 2019, we have to adapt to the current world and make sure our loved ones are still living their best lives. Being […]
We tend to forget that the electrical current running through our cities and powering our daily lives is also strong enough to kill us.
The California Supreme Court issued a ruling this week that the Dynamex ABC rule of determining employee status would be applied retroactively.
As the pharmaceutical industry continues to grow, so does the problem of overmedication in nursing homes. We often hear stories about patients being given antipsychotics indiscriminately and without their consent.
In 2014, the New York Times published a report indicating airbag manufacturer Takata knowingly produced defective airbags for more than a decade. Since then, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued escalating levels of recalls for Takata airbags.
A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has shed some light on what nursing homes can do to reduce unnecessary transfers from nursing homes to hospital emergency departments.
Emotional abuse can be just as serious as any other form of elder abuse and should never be overlooked. Also known as psychological abuse, it can have long lasting effects that may be difficult or impossible to recover from. It’s important to listen to our loved ones and know the signs to ensure that they […]