Assisted Living vs. Nursing HomesSeptember 12, 2016 by Carrie Capouellez| Elder abuse,Nursing home abuse
When a loved one is no longer able to live on their own, families might consider a variety of living arrangements. Because the elderly are vulnerable to several types of abuse, it’s important for families to choose to the best living arrangements for their elderly family members and loved ones. Two of the most common living arrangements are assisted living facilities and nursing homes, but to decide if either one of these is right for your loved one, you need to understand how they are different.
How To Select A Nursing Home For Your Loved OneMarch 9, 2016 by Carrie Capouellez| Elder abuse,Nursing home abuse
If someone you love can no longer safely live on their own, the thought of placing them in a nursing home might be frightening. Residents at nursing homes are particularly vulnerable to elder abuse because they do not have an advocate around all the time to look after their well-being. Because of this, it’s important to know how best to select a nursing home to prevent your loved one from becoming a victim of elder abuse.