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  • Convicted Nursing Home Serial Killer Released
    Posted on January 24, 2020 in News

    A woman convicted of killing five nursing home residents in the 1980’s has been released on parole.  People familiar with the case are concerned that the woman could be a danger to other elderly individuals.  The families of the victims …

  • What is the Difference Between a Nursing Home and Assisted Living?
    Posted on January 17, 2020 in Informative

    If you are contemplating long-term care for you or a loved one, you consider options like a nursing home or assisted living home.  These are two options for senior care that are often misunderstood and are confused as being one …

  • Nursing Home Abuse Captured on Hidden Camera
    Posted on January 10, 2020 in News

    If you have a loved one in a nursing home you may experience a certain amount of anxiety and worry about their care.  After all, stories of nursing home abuse are common in the media.  And while we all hope …

  • NJ Nursing Home Suffers Gastrointestinal Illness Outbreak
    Posted on January 3, 2020 in News

    A New Jersey nursing home is recovering from a gastrointestinal illness outbreak.  The 110-bed facility first reported the outbreak in December 2019.   Outbreaks like this one serve as reminders of why infection prevention and control are so important in nursing …

  • Nursing Homes Illegally Evicting Residents Who Cannot Afford to Pay
    Posted on December 19, 2019 in News

    Numerous complaints and investigations reveal that nursing homes are illegally evicting and “pushing out” residents who cannot afford to pay.  This practice is endangering the lives of nursing home residents.  According to the long-term care Ombudsmen, more than 10,600 complaints …

  • 5 Georgia Nursing Homes Receive CMS Abuse Icon
    Posted on December 10, 2019 in News

    In November 2019, our post titled “Nursing Home Compare Now Includes User-Friendly Icons” provided information about new icons on the Nursing Home Compare tool.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) added the icons so that users can easily …

  • Nursing Home Compare Now Includes Icons
    Posted on November 7, 2019 in News

    Finding the right nursing home for a loved one is a difficult task.  Families spend a great deal of time, effort, and money researching homes and making a decision.  This process can be overwhelming as you consider factors like quality, …

  • Illinois Nursing Home Cited after Fatal Fall
    Posted on November 1, 2019 in News

    A Sterling, Illinois nursing home is facing a citation by the Illinois Department of Public Health in a tragic incident that resulted in the death of a resident.  The citation comes five months after the neglect which led to the …

  • Nursing Home Workers Charged with Operating Fight Club
    Posted on October 25, 2019 in News

    When you place a loved one in a nursing home there are certain things you expect to happen – supervision, love and daily care.  There are also certain things you hope will never happen – abuse, neglect or bedsores.  But …

  • Facts and Statistics about U.S. Nursing Homes
    Posted on October 18, 2019 in Informative

    If you are considering moving yourself or a loved one into a nursing home, there are many things to consider before making the move.  Who owns or operates the facility? What sort of services do nursing homes offer? Does the …