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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 2021

  • How to Tell If Your Loved One Is Safe in Their Nursing Home

    Apr 19

    When you’ve placed your trust in a nursing home to look after the health and well-being of your loved one, it’s normal to want to make sure that facility is…

  • Is Hospice Care Dangerous for Nursing Home Residents?

    Apr 5

    Hospice care is intended to improve the quality of life for those experiencing advanced terminal illness. Its goal is to care for patients rather than cure them. Hospice care can…

  • How to Look Up the Stats of Your Loved One’s Nursing Home

    Mar 15

    Trusting a nursing home or other long-term care facility with the health and well-being of your loved one is difficult for most people. We all want to be sure that…

  • Causes of Diarrheal Disease in Nursing Homes

    Mar 1

    Diarrheal disease is the chronic occurrence of diarrhea, often caused by the transmission of infectious organisms. Globally, diarrhea is a major health crisis. The World Health Organization says that it’s…

  • Is the Power of Attorney Responsible for Nursing Home Bills?

    Feb 15

    When someone has a parent or other loved one residing in a nursing home, they might wonder whether they are personally responsible for paying the nursing home bills, particularly if…

  • What Is the Cause of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

    Feb 1

    The nursing home industry has faced many challenges over the years, including battling a reputation for providing inadequate care to residents. When most people hear about accusations of neglect and…

  • Worst Nursing Homes in Alabama in 2021

    Feb 1

    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…

  • Why Falls Are So Deadly for the Elderly

    Jan 18

    Of all the dangers facing older adults, fall-related risks are perhaps the most common, and most deadly. Not only are the elderly more likely to fall, they’re also more likely…

  • How Staffing Shortages Endanger Nursing Home Residents

    Jan 4

    Staffing has long been a concern for nursing homes across the U.S. Both the number and quality of workers in nursing homes dictate the quality of care that residents receive.…