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 […]
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.
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 […]
For victims of nursing home abuse, the decision to file a lawsuit can be daunting. Understanding the basics of the legal process will help you get started.