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National Doctor’s Day

03/24/2017 09:11:57 AM

March 30th is designated as National Doctor’s Day, and it’s meant to bring attention to the role physicians play in our lives. They’re especially important to those living in Maryland’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities who ...

Celebrate National Caregivers Day By Giving Them Some Care

02/16/2017 13:45:42 PM

February 17 is National Caregivers Day, a day to remember and honor all those who care for people who are too disabled by age, disease or physical condition to care for themselves. In addition to professionals (who are paid not nearly enough ...

Five Ways a Baltimore Elder Care Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Can Help Your Nursing Home Lawsuit

02/16/2017 13:34:46 PM

I became a lawyer to help people; now I help those who truly need it, victims of abuse and neglect by Maryland nursing homes and assisted living facilities. I feel honored when someone decides that I’m the right attorney for them, and I understand ...

Sava Senior Care

02/15/2017 14:30:59 PM

Sava Senior Care is one of the country’s largest operators of nursing homes. This Atlanta-based corporation operates through “affiliated entities,” so you may not know they’re involved in a facility because you may not find their name ...

Avoid Problems with Nursing Homes by Staying Out of Them: Slips and Falls in Winter Weather

01/25/2017 10:57:09 AM

To avoid nursing home abuse and neglect you should take steps to be as healthy as possible for as long as possible and avoid becoming a nursing home resident. Many residents were discharged from hospitals after treatment for diseases or injuries ...

Developmental Disability Administration’s Role in Funding Long-Term Care Options 

01/06/2017 09:24:47 AM

Maryland’s Developmental Disability Administration (DDA) provides funds and services for those who are developmentally disabled but are able to live in group homes. It’s part of the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH). The DDA works ...

Do LGBT Seniors Have to Go Back Into the Closet If They Go to A Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility?

01/06/2017 09:15:14 AM

Society’s acceptance of those who are lesbians, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) has improved over the years, but that improvement hasn’t been seen in every nursing home and assisted living facility. Many in this community fear they ...

Lorien Health Systems

01/06/2017 08:58:05 AM

Lorien Health Systems is a locally run chain of ten nursing home and assisted living facilities located in four Maryland counties (Howard, Baltimore, Carroll and Harford). If you or a loved one suffered neglect or abuse at a Lorien facility ...

Nursing Home Residents May Find Themselves on the Street After Medicare Payments Stop

12/07/2016 10:02:23 AM

Some Maryland nursing homes are more concerned about their bottom line than the treatment of their residents. Many residents are discharged before they’re capable of caring for themselves or before they can be placed in an appropriate facility ...

Statute of Limitations for a Wrongful Death Claim: Three Years with Rare Exceptions

11/04/2016 14:51:18 PM

Wrongful death lawsuits can be very complex and highly emotional. If a loved one has died prematurely, his or her family members have been robbed of precious time together. A civil lawsuit can be brought in a Maryland court against the party ...

November is a Month to Remember Those Who Need Help at Home and for the Long Term

11/02/2016 12:52:12 PM

This month has been designated National Home Care & Hospice Month as well as National Long Term Care Awareness Month. If you or a loved one are receiving these services in Maryland, you understand how common they are and the number of people ...

Information to Gather for Your Wrongful Death Lawsuit

11/02/2016 10:35:07 AM

If a family member has died because of the negligence or intentional act of a Maryland nursing home, assisted living facility, or group home employee, your world has been turned upside down. As much as you may struggle through your loss, you ...

Genesis Healthcare

11/02/2016 10:27:37 AM

Genesis HealthCare is the largest provider of nursing home and assisted living services in the country. Its website states it operates more than 500 facilities nationwide. The company calls itself “the nation’s leading provider of healthcare ...

Use by Nursing Homes of Forced Arbitration Clauses Takes Major Hit

10/05/2016 13:04:16 PM

Virtually every nursing home in Maryland and across the country takes Medicare or Medicaid payments. The federal government has issued a rule stating that any facility which accepts this funding can’t force families into arbitration and prevent ...

Mental Health Issues in Nursing Homes

04/07/2016 12:21:28 PM

Nursing homes are facing two major issues when it comes to the mental health of residents. There are many residents who don’t have psychiatric disorders but are improperly given psychiatric medications in order to sedate and chemically restrain ...

Common Developmental Disabilities in Group Homes

04/07/2016 12:06:19 PM

Developmental disabilities are a group of conditions caused by an impairment in physical, learning, language or behavior abilities. About one in six children in the U.S. have one or more developmental disabilities or other developmental delays. ...

What to Look for in a Nursing Home

03/23/2016 09:14:13 AM

If you need to place a loved one in a Maryland nursing home you face a difficult decision. What’s the right place and who are the right people to care for my family member? To come up with the best answer you should do some research, visit ...

Caring for and Keeping Safe a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

03/21/2016 10:08:52 AM

If a family member has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you face a long and what could be a difficult road. In the early stages of the disease, care at home may be appropriate; but as time passes and the disease progresses, that may ...

Financial Abuse

02/10/2016 12:14:54 PM

There are people in the world who will do just about anything for a dollar. That includes those who exploit the disabled and elderly who aren’t capable of making good financial decisions. By pretending to give good advice or by engaging in ...

Is a Nursing Home Responsible When a Resident is Abused by Another Resident?

02/10/2016 10:44:30 AM

Nursing homes have an obligation to keep residents safe. Though abuse of seniors and the disabled by nursing home staff often makes the news, what’s less known is the abuse seniors endure at the hands of other nursing home residents. Maryland ...

Electronic Medical Records: Are They Safer?

02/10/2016 10:11:41 AM

Many health care providers now keep medical information in electronic form, including about half of all nursing homes. Although there are benefits to this (easier access to information by staff, less time by staff moving around paper files) ...

Refuting Defense Arguments in Nursing Home Liability Cases

01/22/2016 11:09:23 AM

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Sexual Assault in Long Term Care Facilities

01/21/2016 10:15:17 AM

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Medication Mismanagement in Nursing Homes

01/15/2016 11:01:49 AM

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