My Mother Fell In Her Nursing...

My Mother Fell In Her Nursing Home – Should I...

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old woman on the ground

When a parent goes to live in a nursing home, it can be easy to second-guess oneself with questions about the care she is receiving and what role you should play in monitoring her well-being and taking action regarding the administration of the nursing home if need be. Taking care of the elderly is not […]

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Why You Should Be on the Lookout for Signs of...

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Young nurse and female senior in nursing home, measurements are taken or administrative duties taken care of

Nearly 1 in 10 senior citizens in the U.S. faces elder abuse from a caregiver, relative, or other party, yet only a fraction of these instances of elder abuse are ever reported. Why is that the case? Because, often times the person who is the victim of the abuse is unable to understand the caregiver […]

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Appropriate Use of Psychotropic Medications in Nursing Homes

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Pensioner taking his daily dose of pills

Modern medicine has made great advances in its ability to provide relief and treatment for individuals suffering the effects of psychiatric conditions such as depression and anxiety, and many older Americans certainly suffer from these conditions and can obtain benefits from psychotropic medications engineered to treat those conditions. Unfortunately, however, many nursing homes misuse and […]

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