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Nursing Homes in NYC Vulnerable to COVID-19

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has taken an enormous toll on nursing homes throughout the country, claiming the lives of nearly 68,000 residents and staff across 4,100 facilities and accounting for close to 40 percent of all COVID-19 deaths in the United States.Because the virus is particularly lethal to the elderly and those with underlying conditions, nursing home residents are Read More >>

When Should an Alzheimer’s Patient Go to a New York Nursing Home?

Determining the right time for your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease to transition to a nursing home can feel like an extraordinarily difficult challenge to tackle. It’s important to know that any strong emotions you might be feeling such as guilt, anxiety, and sadness are completely normal during this trying time. If you find yourself facing a tough decision, it may be helpful to break down the Read More >>

Reuniting Nursing Home Residents and Families After COVID-19

Nursing homes, like much of the rest of the world, have been caught in the crosshairs of the coronavirus pandemic. When COVID-19 began to escalate in early 2020, many nursing homes decided to close their doors. Shutting out visitors was a necessary measure to prevent the virus from reaching an expectedly vulnerable community. Today, nursing homes in many states are starting to reemerge from the Read More >>

Tips for Finding a Nursing Home for Dementia Patients in NYC

The idea of moving your loved one to a nursing home is often frightening to consider. Despite a stellar selection of facilities to choose from in the New York City area, transitioning your loved one to a nursing home means giving up a certain amount of direct oversight and control. At some point, however, your loved one with dementia will need more than just the help you can provide. Perhaps their Read More >>

How Much Time Do You Have to File A Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit in NY?

No one deserves to be abused, neglected, or victimized. Unfortunately, reports of elder abuse continue to rise around the world—yet there is not much being done to protect our elder population. While more and more public health agencies are spreading awareness of nursing home abuse, it’s still regularly occurring. It’s a devastating problem that deserves more attention by everyone in the Read More >>

State Attorney General’s Office Issues Subpoenas on Nursing Home

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through the country, nursing home residents proved especially vulnerable to the deadly virus. In New York, the Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation reported 35 coronavirus-related deaths—a figure that was later found to be much lower than the real death toll. As a result, the attorney general’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) has issued Read More >>

6 Tips for Talking to Your Aging Loved One About Nursing Homes

Talking to a loved one about moving into a nursing home is something no one wants to do. We all wish we had enough time and proper resources to care for our loved ones on our own, but the reality is far from that. Whether your loved one has a debilitating health condition or is struggling to live an independent life, a quality nursing home may benefit them. However, many of us avoid having Read More >>

Attorney John Dalli Selected by the President of the New York State Bar Association to Join Task Force on Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

Attorney John Dalli of Dalli & Marino, LLP has been selected by New York State Bar Association President Scott M. Karson as a member of the newly formed Task Force on Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities Attorney John Dalli is proud to announce his appointment to the newly launched Task Force on Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to Read More >>

How Understaffing Reduces the Quality of Care in NYC Nursing Homes

Understaffing in nursing homes is a true emergency in facilities around the country. The residents who rely on staff members to care for their physical and medical needs suffer when there’s not enough nursing staff to care for each one adequately. Eventually, understaffing in nursing homes leads to severe injuries or death.In New York, there is no law limiting the staff-to-resident ratio at Read More >>

What Can You Do if Your Loved One’s Nursing Home has a COVID Case?

As COVID-19 advances around the world, several nursing homes and other types of senior living care facilities have endured the lasting effects and devastation the virus has caused. With nearly 50,000 deaths and over 240,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in America, many families are coping with fear surrounding the health of their loved ones and have concerns about what to do. If you’re in a Read More >>