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Alabama Nursing Homes Are Reopening: What to Look for When You Go

One of the biggest challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic has been the inability to visit loved ones without putting them at risk of catching the virus. This is especially […]

Blog posts in 2020

  • The Four Stages of Bed Sores in Nursing Home Residents

    Dec 21

    Bed sores are one of the most common injuries suffered by nursing home residents. The less mobile an elderly person is, the more likely they are to experience this painful…

  • Antipsychotic Drugs Are Widely Misused in Nursing Homes

    Dec 7

    Each week in the U.S., nearly 300,000 nursing home residents are given antipsychotic medications. Shockingly, most of those residents don’t suffer from any form of psychosis. Misuse of antipsychotics has…

  • The Link Between Abuse, Neglect, and Mental Health in Older Adults

    Nov 16

    An older person’s mental well-being has a profound impact on their overall health. Depression, anxiety, and loneliness—all of which affect many older adults—can cause chronic and often deadly health conditions.…

  • Worst Nursing Homes in Alabama in 2020

    Nov 2

    Ideally, every nursing home would offer the highest level of care, and people could trust the people in whose hands they’re leaving the well-being of their loved ones. Sadly, that’s…

  • Alabama Nursing Homes Are Reopening: What to Look for When You Go

    Oct 19

    One of the biggest challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic has been the inability to visit loved ones without putting them at risk of catching the virus. This is especially…

  • Picking the Right Nursing Home for Your Loved One

    Oct 5

    Deciding to move a loved one into a nursing home is always difficult. We all want the best for our loved ones, and it’s important to understand just how important…

  • Is Poor Oral Hygiene a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?

    Sep 21

    Ever since you were a child, you’ve probably heard more reminders to brush your teeth than you care to remember. There’s a good reason for that; oral health is crucial…

  • The Most Common Types of Elder Abuse

    Sep 7

    About one out of every 10 elderly people in the U.S. are abused, neglected, or financially exploited, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Many instances of…

  • You Don’t Need to Sign an Arbitration Agreement

    Aug 17

    Nursing home admission contracts are confusing and often full of legal jargon and fine print. If you have a loved one whose mental or physical health is deteriorating and you…

  • Bed Sores: How They Happen and What You Need to Know

    Aug 3

    Some of the worst injuries people suffer in long-term care settings don’t involve one traumatic event like a slip or fall or hit. Instead, they occur slowly due to a…