Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week    |   Hablamos Espanol

How Unsafe Food Handling Can Affect Nursing Home Residents

Nursing homes are responsible for feeding all their residents several meals daily. However, if they don't handle the food safely, it can result in the residents of the nursing home becoming sick or even dying. While individuals of any age can be threatened with foodborne illness, it's particularly riskier for those over 65 years old due to chronic diseases, weakened immune systems, and age-related Read More >>

Are Nursing Home Employees Required to Protect Their Patients From Other Residents?

Elder abuse is regrettably common in many nursing homes. It can take many forms, including physical, emotional, sexual, and financial abuse, and it can be perpetrated by staff members, caregivers, or even other residents. Elder abuse can have severe consequences for the health and well-being of older adults. Therefore, it must be spotted and addressed as soon as possible.  In most cases, you Read More >>

What to Do if a Nursing Resident Is Abused by Another Resident?

The elderly are one of our most vulnerable populations. Unfortunately, many residents in nursing homes are the victims of abuse, either by staff or other residents. For example, a resident may be emotionally or mentally abused by another resident. Abuse can take many forms, including physical, sexual, or mental abuse. If your loved one was the victim of abuse by another resident, it’s important Read More >>

5 Winter Safety Tips to Ensure the Safety of Nursing Home Residents

Cold winters in New York leave many individuals vulnerable to the cold, but particularly affect elderly people and those with disabilities. It's extremely important that nursing home staff take the necessary steps to reduce their residents' exposure to icy conditions and freezing temperatures. Nursing home staff should be continually keeping a careful eye on their residents who often wander off as Read More >>

Nursing Home Abuse: Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Home Residents

A good diet is vital to our overall health and well-being. When it comes to senior care, nursing facilities have many responsibilities and obligations to keep their residents nourished and hydrated. However, malnutrition and dehydration in nursing homes may be more prevalent than you think. Research funded by The Commonwealth Fund found that over one-third of the almost two million people living Read More >>

New York Bill May Strengthen Protections for Long-Term Care Facilities

When you put your loved one in the care of a nursing home facility, you rely on the caregivers to monitor your family member and prevent any potential injuries and other ailments. Unfortunately, some long-term care facilities fail to provide adequate oversight for your loved one, leaving them vulnerable. The COVID-19 pandemic emphasized and exposed these issues. Thousands of nursing home Read More >>

How to Identify the Signs of Anxiety in a Nursing Home Resident

When you have a loved one living in a nursing home, you hope they get the best care possible and always feel safe and comfortable. Unfortunately, older adults residing in long-term care facilities are at a higher risk for anxiety disorders, according to the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. If you worry that your family member in a nursing home may be suffering from anxiety, it's Read More >>

3 Risk Factors for Depression in Nursing Home Patients

Depression is a common mental disorder in older adults, and it affects approximately 2 million people aged 65 and up. If your older loved one resides in a nursing home, it’s important to understand the risk factors associated with depression in these facilities. Likewise, it’s also important to note that there are some risk factors of depression that are more common among the elderly than Read More >>

Resident-To-Resident Nursing Home Harassment: What You Need to Know

Nursing homes are often considered safe havens for elderly residents who require care due to their age or health issues. Unfortunately, some nursing homes are plagued by abuse and neglect. In these situations, families are left wondering whether they should report the situation to authorities. When a nursing home resident experiences harassment or abuse from another resident, it is important to Read More >>

How New Nursing Home COVID-19 Protocols Endanger New York Nursing Home Residents

COVID-19 has transformed how all employees in the healthcare industry interact with their patients. If you have a loved one in a NY nursing home, you’ve likely noticed your loved one’s institution adopting new COVID-19 protocols, even into 2022. Unfortunately, some nursing homes can use these protocols to mistreat residents now out of their families’ eyes. You can watch out for signs of abuse Read More >>

3010 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10469

66-50 Myrtle Ave, Queens, NY 11385