Nursing homes are entrusted to care for some of our nation’s most vulnerable residents at a critical time in their lives. When this trust is violated and nursing home abuse or neglect happens, the results are often devastating as was […]
When elderly loved ones are no longer able to live on their own, many family members turn to an assisted living facility or nursing home. While many of these facilities provide excellent care, there are times that the system fails. […]
A proposed federal regulation would require a nursing home to make sure a resident or family member acknowledges that he or she understands the arbitration agreement before signing it.
One of the more vulnerable times in our lives is when we, or a loved one, enter a nursing home. It is a time of high emotions and typically involves some precipitating event. In the middle of this stressful time […]
Last September, I posted about reverse mortgages here. We agreed to represent our client, Mrs. Gravlin 4 days before the trial was scheduled in the foreclosure action. She had a reverse mortgage, they were foreclosing on her (despite what you […]
To avoid having your loved one in a center that is understaffed, be sure to conduct a thorough review of potential nursing homes.
As our older adult population grows, so too does our responsibility to ensure their safety and well-being in nursing homes and other settings where long-term care is provided.
Central Illinois is not immune to Nursing Home Neglect. Nursing Home cases are challenging on an emotional and medical level. Consult with a knowledgeable attorney with questions.
It’s the holiday season and many people will be visiting friends and loved ones in nursing homes and care facilities. Aside from visiting and sharing holiday joy, it provides an important opportunity to be on the lookout for any signs […]
Pressure ulcers (a/k/a bedsores or pressure sores), which have been used as an indicator of quality of care, are a widespread problem in long-term care settings. A study by Gosnell and VanEtten finds that pressure ulcers affect approximately 1 million […]