Nursing Home Neglect Blogs
Nursing Home Abuse is an All-Too-Often Tragedy. If Someone You Love is Impacted, Your Rights are at Stake.
Posted by: Admin on March 3, 2017
Abuse of elderly persons is a tragedy—yet it happens all too often throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond. The number of cases involving nursing home abuse and neglect has reached epidemic proportions over the past several years. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), approximately one in 10 Americans aged 60 and over have experienced some form of elder abuse. Some estimates range as high as five million elderly individuals who are abused each year.
Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Elderly Relative from Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect
Posted by: Admin on April 15, 2014
Few things are more difficult than making the decision to put a parent, grandparent or other beloved elder into a nursing home. News reports about nursing home neglect or even outright abuse — including physical, psychological, emotional and financial abuse — add to the anxiety of making decisions about the right facility. Fortunately, there are...
Ohio Nursing Home Care: Improvement Needed
Posted by: Admin on November 5, 2013
Skilled nursing care can be a lifesaver when seniors can no longer live alone. As the baby boomer generation ages, increased need for high quality healthcare is challenging the current system of elder care in the United States. Change is needed. According to the Administration on Aging, in 2010, 14 percent of the population was...
Study on Dangerous Drugs Prescribed for the Elderly: ‘Geography is Destiny’
Posted by: Admin on September 3, 2013
With age comes physical decline. By age 65, many Americans have one or more prescriptions. A recent study poses serious questions about the safety of medications prescribed to elderly Americans. In April of this year, Brown University released a study of more than six million Medicare patients that made significant points about medication practices for...
Choosing the Right Nursing Home in Ohio
Posted by: Admin on April 25, 2013
As our loved ones get older, we are faced with an important question — are we able to still care for them and, if not, who is the best person to do so? According to the Ohio Department of Aging, there are nearly 1,000 nursing homes that provide care to approximately 80,000 residents in Ohio…
Your Rights in an Ohio Nursing Home
Posted by: Admin on October 9, 2012
The decision to place an older family member in a nursing home is a very emotional one. You may have had every intention to care for your parent or other older relative at home, but he or she has medical needs that are beyond your level of expertise or requires constant monitoring that you are…
Posted by: Admin on July 31, 2012
Welcome to the Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg, Co. blog! We look forward to sharing our knowledge with you in our upcoming posts. We are an state wide law practice with offices in Cleveland, OH, Ashtabula, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio. We have a staff of more than 25 paralegals and legal assistants and 12 full time attorneys who focus on…