Case Filed Against Nursing Home for Exploitation, Neglect and Abuse

New York’s state attorney general has filed a case against Medford Multicare Center for misusing public funds, leading to nursing home abuse, neglect and even the death of one resident. In the claim, state attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman said the nursing home owners, Mordechai Klein, Mendel Aschkenazi, Martin Rausman, Henry Rausman and Norman Rausman … Continue reading Case Filed Against Nursing Home for Exploitation, Neglect and Abuse

Physical Therapy in Nursing Homes

Healthcare studies have increasingly focused on the growing problem of falls and fall-related injuries among the elderly. Falls have shown to cause excess pain, physical impairments, a reduced quality of life and increased medical costs. To combat falls, physical and occupational therapy is often a sought after treatment for nursing home residents. In a study … Continue reading Physical Therapy in Nursing Homes

How to Evaluate a Nursing Home

When you’re looking for the best nursing home either for yourself or someone you love, there are certain things you should look for when you visit a facility. Of course, you probably have your own list of questions that you’ll want answered by onsite staff, but there are some things you may not have thought … Continue reading How to Evaluate a Nursing Home

Green House Project

Talk about Green House homes for long-term senior living seems to be on the rise in both media coverage and in the medical field. The Green House Project, established in 2003 and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2005, now has over 100 Green House homes throughout the nation and this number is … Continue reading Green House Project