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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Cold winter temperatures can pose risks for anyone. However, for seniors who are more fragile, less resilient and have compromised immune systems, cold weather has the potential to be especially dangerous. Whether living in a nursing home or their own residence, here are some important cold weather tips for the elderly to…

Nursing home residents don’t always get along. In fact, a study of nursing home abuse found that nearly 20 percent of incidents in nursing homes are part of an “epidemic of resident-to-resident hostile behavior.” Researchers at Cornell University-Weill Cornell Medical College found that 19.8 percent of nursing home residents surveyed had been subjected…