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Ben Landa, Howard Fensterman, and The Sick Looting of Home Health Care by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Village Voice, October 13, 2010 http://www.villagevoice.com/2010-10-13/columns/excellent-home-care-services/ More Articles On SentosaCare, Ben Lan ... Read on »
Do Medicare HMO’s Have Death Panels? by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health By Jack Halpern Absolutely. Last year during the health care reform fight in Congress, Republicans and members of Tea Party were very vocal about the governme ... Read on »
NJ Health Worker Assaulted 91-year-old by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Last week the world was shocked by the above video and story posted by CNN. People angrily asked how this could happen. It seems that this abuse was filmed o ... Read on »
Elders Can Be Adept at Covering Memory Problems by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This article was written by Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders ( http://www.mindingourelders.com /). The article is owned by Elderlink.Com http://www.eldercarelin ... Read on »
Do The Elderly Get Enough Medical Care? by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Recent studies have documented the perception that older adults receive less medical care than younger people. A report published in a recent issue of the Journal of th ... Read on »
Poor Nursing Home Staffing-Residents Are Dying by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health In 2003, two nursing home residents were admitted to a nursing home in New York with pressure sores. Both residents were given care plans that included regula ... Read on »
Men As Caregivers by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Bill Sanders, 57, has been taking care of his 90-year-old mother for the past 14 years, both at her home in Brooklyn, New York and the nursing home where she now re ... Read on »
Nursing Home Horror by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health http://wcbstv.com/video/?id=142329@wcbs.dayport.com Do Not believe for a minute that this is an isolated incident! Read on »
Nursing Home Evictions. Know Your Rights by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health By Jack Halpern Nursing homes are generally prohibited from moving residents. They can transfer or discharge residents from the home only for certain reasons ... Read on »
Nursing Home Antipsychotic Misuse Cited in 2,500 Massachusetts Cases by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health About 2,500 Massachusetts nursing home residents are being given powerful and sometimes dangerous antipsychotic medications like Seroquel and Risperdal that they do not ... Read on »
Expiration Of Estate Tax May Hurt Your Spouse by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The estate tax expired on January 1, 2010. It remains to be seen whether Congress will reinstate it before it returns in 2011, but the fact that there is current ... Read on »
Feeding Tubes In Nursing Homes: Benefit or Abuse by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health By Jack Halpern More than one-third of U.S. nursing home residents with advanced dementia have feeding tubes. About two-thirds of these have the tube inserted du ... Read on »
Staffing Ratios At Nursing Homes Must Be Mandated by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health By Jack Halpern In 2003, two nursing home residents were admitted to a nursing home in New York with pressure sores. Both residents were given care plans that in ... Read on »
Staffing Ratios At Nursing Homes Must Be Mandated by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health By Jack Halpern In 2003, two nursing home residents were admitted to a nursing home in New York with pressure sores. Both residents were given care plans that in ... Read on »