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Choosing a Safe Caregiver for Your Elderly Parent

If you have an elderly parent who has mobility problems, is having trouble caring for themselves, or is suffering from a chronic condition, you may need additional care. This situation is difficult for entire families and while nursing homes are … Continue reading

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Long Term Care Advocacy Groups Remind Congress of Government’s Failure to Protect Elderly Residents

On Wednesday, the United States Senate Committee on Finance held a public hearing entitled “Not Forgotten: Protecting Americans From Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes.” The hearing included statements from adult children of nursing home residents who were the victims … Continue reading

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Hospital Re-Admissions and the Elderly

  The New York Times is writing about the ACA’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program and the question of whether or not this is causing increased mortality among older patients.  This should be of increased interest to nursing facilities since the … Continue reading

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Elderly Driving – When is it Time to Stop?

We all get older. When this happens, we reach a point where our vision is not what it was in the past. Also, our reflexes start to slow, and we are not able to react as fast as when we … Continue reading

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Ex-broker, Robert Basile, Pleads Guilty to Stealing $130,000 from his Elderly Mother

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has barred former Waddell & Reed broker, Robert Lee Basile (CRD #2392772). He faces two years of probation after pleading guilty to embezzlement and theft from an elder. Basile’s mother opened a brokerage account … Continue reading

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