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More Sad Developments Regarding the Frequency of Nursing Home Abuse

Medicare has been under fire for quite some time for the system’s repeated failures in preventing nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued an early alert based on findings from a recent study. The study examined the frequency of adverse events -->

Will New Nursing Home Requirements Make a Difference for our Country’s 1.4 Million Nursing Home Residents?

When the New York Times asked experts how they would grade the quality of our nation’s nursing homes the overall consensus implied there is significant room for improvement.  “Far too many have a long way to go to give residents the quality of care and quality of life they deserve.”- Robin Grant, Public Policy Director -->

Putting an End to Forced Nursing Home Arbitration Clauses

Placing an elderly loved one in a nursing home is often a stressful process, both emotionally and financially. However many find comfort in the fact that in the end, their loved ones will be well cared for and in a safer, healthier place.  The truth is nursing home abuse and neglect is an ongoing issue affecting countless seniors. Detecting -->