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A Comprehensive Checklist for Moving Your Loved One into a Nursing Home

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Most people find the thought of moving their loved ones into a nursing home sad and overwhelming. Accepting that your loved one has reached a level where they need full-time, around-the-clock care can be challenging. However, preparing for the moment can make some of the emotional and logistical challenges less daunting.  When you start considering moving your family members into a nursing Read More >>

6 Ways to Make Your Loved One Comfortable in a Nursing Home 

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It’s never easy to move your loved one into a nursing home. They may have lived in their home for decades, so moving to a new place will be a significant change. At Dalli & Marino, LLP, we understand this change and the stress that comes with moving into a nursing home for our elders, so we compiled the top six ways to make your loved one more comfortable in a nursing home.  Tips for Making a Read More >>

Task Force of New York Lawyers Released a Report on the State’s Handlings of Nursing Homes During the Pandemic

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The Covid-19 pandemic has been a devastating public health crisis. To date, 593,000 Americans have lost their lives from the virus, including over 50,000 New Yorkers. While the pandemic has been an unnerving experience for all New Yorkers, some have been disproportionately affected. Specifically, older people and individuals living with disabilities have been hit the hardest. As more information Read More >>

Caregiving From a Distance: How to Check for Signs of Abuse

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Caregiving from a distance can be a challenge. Transitioning loved ones to a nursing home requires a lot of trust in the facility’s staff. While you can visit your family in person, talk to them on the phone, or hire a personal care manager for them, you don’t have round-the-clock access to observe the quality of care they are receiving. Unfortunately, nursing homes can engage in abusive and Read More >>

Nursing Home Reforms Follow Deadly Year in New York

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New York has been one of the states hit hardest by the pandemic. While most New Yorkers were affected by COVID-19, nursing home residents were especially impacted. In fact, New York has reported 13,800 deaths in nursing homes, which is more than any other state’s fatalities in long-term care facilities. To make matters worse, the controversy surrounding the Cuomo administration’s handling of Read More >>

An Unvaccinated Worker in a Kentucky Nursing Home Set Off a Significant COVID Outbreak

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In Kentucky, an unvaccinated worker at a nursing home facility recently set off a COVID-19 outbreak. Although the majority of the nursing home’s residents had been vaccinated, there were still 22 cases of COVID reported among residents and employees who were fully vaccinated. While many of the infected individuals who were vaccinated were not symptomatic or hospitalized, one vaccinated resident Read More >>

Common Complaints Nursing Home Residents Have

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When you place an elderly family member into the hands of nursing home staff, you assume that they will receive the utmost care. However, even the nation’s highest-rated nursing homes face complaints from residents and their family members. If long-term care facilities want to minimize liability issues, they will need to confront any incoming complaints as quickly as possible. Around 1.4 Read More >>

The 7 Types of Nursing Home Abuse You Should Know About

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In America, there are more than 1.4 million senior citizens living in nursing homes. Deciding whether to place an elderly relative in a nursing home is often a difficult decision for many families, even though nursing homes should be a safe place for loved ones to spend the final years of their life. Sadly, many nursing homes take advantage of their vulnerable populations.  The National Center Read More >>

Governor Cuomo Continues to Take Criticism for His Pandemic Management of Nursing Homes

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In early January, New York State Attorney General Letitia James released a report on the state’s handling of nursing home safety and reporting during the pandemic. Among the report’s most significant findings were significant errors in nursing home death toll reporting and reported failures in many of the state’s nursing homes to follow safety protocols. Not surprisingly, the Attorney General’s Read More >>

Senate Democrats Block GOP’s Second Attempt at Subpoenas for NY’s Handling of Nursing Homes During the Pandemic 

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On April 19th, New York State Senators Tom O’Mara and Anthony Palumbo advanced a motion to send multiple subpoenas related to the state’s handling of nursing homes during the pandemic along with potential inaccuracies in death toll reporting. Some subpoenas were sent to officials at the New York State Department of Health (DOH) for testimonies and others were sent for records of the Cuomo Read More >>