Articles Tagged with Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Sacramento

Dehydration

Dehydration

Sadly, dehydration is a problem in nursing homes, due to an unfortunate trend of prioritizing cutting costs over patient care. Nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect is a serious problem across the nation. Symptoms of dehydration in nursing homes are not uncommon, and the consequences of dehydration can be very serious, potentially resulting in the death of a loved one.

Nursing Homes Lose Arbitration Clause

Nursing Homes Lose Arbitration Clause

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento nursing home abuse attorney. There are approximately 1.5 million seniors receiving Medicare and Medicaid paid benefits who reside in long term care facilities. When placing a family member in a nursing home, families consider affordability and location as the two most important factors. This can leave a very short list of nursing home options. Families sign the nursing home contract at a very vulnerable point in their lives.

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China Passes Law Protecting Elderly

This article is an interesting read. It seems that there is a growing number of people over age 60 in China. Statistics show that there are currently 179 million elderly residing there and by 2030 that number will double. Following three decades of the one child per family law there are also fewer young people to care for the elderly. Perhaps we can learn something in the United States as China makes it a law that adult children visit their elderly parents.