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Nursing Home Nightmares — Beyond poor care

08/31/2017
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The lack of good care in nursing homes is a very real problem. Owners trying to enhance the bottom line often run with thin staffs, and it is the patient who suffers. For example, bed sores can cause terrible injuries and often death, but they never should happen. Sadly, in […]

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What are the root causes of medical negligence?

07/11/2017
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Operating on the wrong extremity. Leaving a piece of equipment inside a patient after surgery. Failing to diagnose an illness. All are nightmare situations for a patient. But all are among the most-common types of medical negligence taking place in America today. “Medical malpractice occurs when a health care professional […]

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Elder Abuse: Who is doing it?

06/16/2017
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When the time comes that an aging family member needs full-time care, or more care than he or she is receiving, most eyes turn to a daughter or a son, or depending on the circumstances, a grandchild. Often, employment prevents such loved ones from stepping up and give of their […]

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Elder Abuse: Signs, Symptoms You Can Identify

06/14/2017
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The mistreatment of the aged is a societal ill that, sadly, is unlikely to be cured soon. The statistics tell the story. By 2025, the global population of seniors (defined as those age 60 and older) will reach 1.2 billion. Thirty years ago, that figure was 542 million. As the […]

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HR 1215 — Taking Rights Away from Americans

06/12/2017
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The House of Representatives is trying once again to get HR 1215 out and into the Senate to make it the law of the land. This is a really bad law that takes away rights of Americans. Call or write your congress people and tell them to vote NO on […]

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