One in three older Americans falls every year — making it the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people over the age of 65. To reduce your loved one’s risk of a fall, check out the National Council on Aging’s 6 Steps for Preventing Falls Among Your Older Loved Ones.
If your parent is looking thinner than usual, ignoring their personal hygiene or are always exhausted, it may be time to have the talk. To learn more, read Reader’s digest’s 9 warning signs your elderly parents shouldn’t be living alone anymore.
The National Institute on Aging compiled a guide focusing on cognitive health and what people can do to help maintain it. Learn how to eat healthy foods, be physically active, stay connected and more.
From taking care of themselves to getting professional help and assessing financial resources, WGRZ has tips for caring for aging parents.
With the help of the attorneys at Brown Chiari, Emerald South Nursing Home was fined $10,000 as a result of a nursing home attack. In response, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz is joining with NYS Assemblyman Sean Ryan to call on the state legislature to support a newly-presented NYS law that would increase the maximum fine for nursing home offenses to $50,000.
Visiting someone with dementia can be overwhelming. To learn how to make the most of your visit, view the Alzheimer’s Association’s tips for visiting loved ones with dementia.
State: Nursing home’s failure to ‘provide adequate care’ led to beating death Watch the full interview BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The New York State Department of Health cited Emerald South… read more →
Short of closing the facility, the New York State Department of Health could not penalize Emerald South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center any more severely. After the death of nursing home… read more →
You want the best for your loved one. To help you select the right nursing home, we’ve compiled five nursing home factors to consider.
Jail deputies said the inmate was yelling and moving around even after they strapped him face down to a stretcher with a spit mask knotted around his neck and a… read more →