It was only fitting that a fabulous “New Yorker” video called “The Blessings of Aging,” popped onto my screen Tuesday. You need to make sure it pops up on your screen too.
A new law in Georgia signed by Gov. Nathan Deal (R) on May 7 will provide additional safeguards against elder abuse at long-term care facilities.
A system meant to protect Minnesota seniors from abuse and violence in formal care setting settings must be repaired by providing more thorough oversight and tougher penalties, a work group headed by AARP Minnesota announced Monday.
Minnesota Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger, M.D., M.S.P.H., resigned suddenly Tuesday, following several media reports that criticized his agency for failing to protect seniors from neglect and abuse.
The former operator of an Oklahoma skilled nursing facility will have to pay a $1.21 million judgment handed down in an abuse case, despite its argument that the award was invalid under state law, a judge recently ruled.
Many residents with criminal histories can smoothly transition to life in a nursing home, but a small subset of those with previous antisocial behavior can pose a danger, a new analysis says.
Allow me to share a little long-term care humor to brighten your day. Did you hear the one about the long-term care resident who kept unplugging her roommate’s ventilator?