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Summer Warm Up and Heat-Related Elder Abuse

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Keeping elderly people safe and comfortable is a concern for caregivers all year round, but it becomes particularly important during those sweltering summer months. As the temperature starts to rise, everyone is at risk – especially older people whose mobility may be limited and whose bodies aren’t as adaptable to fluctuating temperatures. Older people may…

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Protecting Your Loved Ones from Nursing Home Abuse

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Placing a loved one in a nursing home is a decision that is often fraught with worry. You want to make sure your elderly relative is receiving the care and compassion that he or she needs and deserves. Unfortunately, many nursing homes, rather than providing appropriate care and attention, actually put their elderly residents at…

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Dementia Patients May Be Hospitalized Too Often, Study Finds

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A new study found that approximately two-thirds of dementia patients living in nursing homes had at least one unnecessary hospitalization in their last year of life. According to the researchers, whose findings examined data collected by the Health and Retirement Study between 2000 and 2008, many of these hospitalizations were avoidable. However, dementia patients in…

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The Risks of Nursing Homes

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When the proper care and attention is administered, a nursing home can be a place of great love and compassion. And as people age and become unable to take care of themselves, moving into an assisted living facility is often the best choice available to them. If you are sending your loved one to live…

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