Virgin Island Seniors Advocate for Senior Care in Mock Session

Virgin Island Seniors Advocate for Senior Care in Mock Session

Senior citizens living in the Virgin Islands were given a unique opportunity to state their case in a mock legislative session.  This event is held each year to highlight the contributions of older citizens in the community, and participants are...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 26, 2018

Minnesota Fails to Pass Elder Care Reform

Minnesota Fails to Pass Elder Care Reform

The 2018 Minnesota Legislature adjourned without passing comprehensive to protect victims of elder abuse in Minnesota nursing homes.  Governor Mark Dayton, abuse victims and their families will all be disappointed that legislation could not be passed to help end the abuse problem. Governor Dayton...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 26, 2018

Massachusetts Nursing Home Workers Rally for Increased Funding

Massachusetts Nursing Home Workers Rally for Increased Funding

Residents and workers in Massachusetts nursing homes are demanding increased funding for nursing homes and assisted living facilities.  The group rallied at the State House in Boston to attract attention from the media and lawmakers. According to senior care advocates, the state’s Medicaid program is providing and average $37 a...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 26, 2018

We Are Seeing Progress In Dementia Care And Reducing The Use Of Antipsychotics In Nursing Home

We Are Seeing Progress In Dementia Care And Reducing The Use Of Antipsychotics In Nursing Home

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, more than 63% of nursing home residents have cognitive impairments. We are seeing higher numbers of patients entering long term care with dementia, and we also see more of a demand...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 25, 2018

Florida Nursing Home Fined For Failing To Inform Family Of A Resident’s Deteriorating Health

Florida Nursing Home Fined For Failing To Inform Family Of A Resident’s Deteriorating Health

Beneva Lakes Healthcare and Rehabilitation was recently fined $26,000 for “failing to inform a resident or a resident’s representative about a serious medical condition and for failing to have adequate programs to ensure the quality of care and quality of life in nursing homes” according to the

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Leo G. Anderson | May 25, 2018

Florida Has A New Emergency Power Law That Will Have Nursing Home Residents Breathing Easier

Florida Has A New Emergency Power Law That Will Have Nursing Home Residents Breathing Easier

Last year, hurricane Irma knocked out power for an extended time in parts of Florida, resulting in the needless death of elderly patients at the Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center. Without emergency power, many of the facilities in the region became uninhabitable due...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 25, 2018

Oklahoma Nursing Home Residents to be Better Protected

Oklahoma Nursing Home Residents to be Better Protected

Those concerned about the state of care in Oklahoma nursing homes will be relieved to hear that the Oklahoma State Department of Health is searching for new hires to inspect health care facilities. 16 nurses will be hired...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 24, 2018

Death of 98-Year-Old Woman Results in Lawsuit Against Nursing Home

Death of 98-Year-Old Woman Results in Lawsuit Against Nursing Home

Eva Mae Rhodes of West Palm Beach was left out in the sun for an undisclosed amount of time in May 2017 and later died due to heat stroke and extreme dehydration. Now Lakeside Health Center who was providing Rhodes care...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 24, 2018

Private Care Receives Spotlight During British Prime Minter’s Questions

Private Care Receives Spotlight During British Prime Minter’s Questions

The leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn grilled Prime Minister Theresa May about the quality of private care for senior citizens.  Corbyn cross-examined Prime Minister May about the poor quality of private care on May 23 during Prime Minister’s Questions. Corbyn invoked a story about a woman who spent...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 24, 2018

A High-Tech Nursing Home is Improving The Lives of ALS Patients

A High-Tech Nursing Home is Improving The Lives of ALS Patients

The Leonard Florence Center for Living in Chelsea, Massachusetts has made independent living easier for residents with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). The residents in their care are living longer and more fulfilling lives than anyone thought was possible. One...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 23, 2018

Meet Albert, the therapy pig

Meet Albert, the therapy pig

Albert EinSwine is a very popular pig. According to the Altamont Enterprise, he visits 130 nursing homes on a regular basis, and he is always greeted with smiles and people reaching out to get a quick pet in.  Terry Hutchison, Albert’s owner, first...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 23, 2018

New Mexico Ranks as The Worst in The Nation for Serious Nursing Home Deficiencies

New Mexico Ranks as The Worst in The Nation for Serious Nursing Home Deficiencies

If you are looking at nursing homes in New Mexico, take extra care and use additional scrutiny. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the state is not doing too well when it comes to serious deficiencies in nursing homes. In fact, they rank last in...

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Leo G. Anderson | May 23, 2018

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