Tips for Making the Critical Home-care Decision

When I was in my twenties, the idea of nursing homes and assisted living centers for my parents was nowhere on my radar. Mom and dad were busy enjoying their retirement years, traveling and playing golf every chance they got. Unfortunately within a few years, fate decided to step in and change things up a […]

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Woman Waterboarded: Police Arrest Jermeller Steed and Cicely Reed For Mock-Drowning On Elderly Patient

Two nursing home employees in Georgia were arrested for allegedly attacking an elderly woman in a “manner similar to waterboarding,” according to local police. Waterboarding is the controversial interrogation technique that was used by the CIA to extract information from terrorism suspects, but in this case two caregivers supposedly tortured an 89-year-old woman with whom […]

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U.S. Nursing Homes Affected by Cuts

Image by ANVAR – RUSSIANTEXAN © GONE WITH THE WIND via Flickr by Rose Broyles While Congress debates the details of the health care overhaul, nursing homes across the nation are facing a crisis–what is the crisis? layoffs.closures. $16 Billion has been enacted in cuts to nursing care over the next decade by Centers for […]

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