Public complaints emerge, even as nursing homes exceed hurricane requirements
Oct 14, 2022
In the wake of Hurricane Ian’s devastation and the safe evacuations of thousands of long-term care residents, the Orlando Sentinel this week reported anonymous complaints about post-storm’ conditions...
Witnesses say some Hollywood Hills victims could have been saved after Hurricane Irma
Feb 05, 2018
Several medical experts told a Florida judge this week some residents who died of heat stroke at the Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center could have been saved, if the nursing home had acted sooner and...
Florida congresswoman to propose new generator rules for nursing homes
Oct 24, 2017
Long-term care providers would be required to install generators that can keep their air conditioning systems going for at least 96 hours under new legislation expected to be filed in the House this week.
Discreet hearing aid debuts
Apr 24, 2013
MDHearing Aid® has announced a new hearing aid called Air. Fitting either ear, the AIR provides up to 45dB of gain.
Summer tips for seniors: Stay in air conditioning, drink plenty of water
Jul 07, 2010
Summer can be dangerous for elderly and frail individuals, who are especially prone to heat-related injuries. But taking certain precautions can reduce these risks.