Impact of Elder Abuse

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Many families who are unable to house or give proper medical care to an aging parent will look for a place for their loved one to live that is safe and where they will receive the highest quality of attention and care. Unfortunately, not all nursing homes treat their residence with dignity and respect; elder […]

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Nursing Home Falls

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You’ve taken a tour of the senior facility, met the staff and seen the safety features, and it all looks nice, but why can’t you shake the bad feeling of your elderly family member living in a nursing home?   Nursing homes are not all bad, but your gut tells you not to trust putting […]

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Nursing Home Abuse

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Elderly abuse in nursing homes is an “invisible” problem, due to many patients’ failure to speak up about their experience. Some elderly patients struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, making themselves more at risk of enduring harm that goes unnoticed. Physical forms of elderly physical abuse may include abrasions that resemble injuries from ropes or straps, scratches, […]

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Nursing Home Precautions

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Many Florida residents have loved ones either living in a nursing home or looking for a nursing home within which to place their loved one. Choosing a nursing home can be a formidable task unless one knows what to look for in a suitable facility. Although the convenience of the nursing home with regard to […]

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