The COVID-19 pandemic has caused nursing home staffing shortages across the United States, even forcing facilities to close, but some states have been hit harder
In a December 2021 decision from the Iowa Court of Appeals, a woman who fought for months to get her husband on Medicaid was held
The financial exploitation of elderly people comes at a great cost: It costs victims as much as $36.5 billion each year, according to the National Council on Aging. It can also be more difficult to detect than physical abuse and neglect because it’s often done by family members, trusted friends and caregivers.
Managing a loved one’s care in a nursing home or an assisted living facility has always been challenging. And it’s harder now that visitation is extremely limited to protect residents from COVID-19. So how can you check on your loved ones, make sure they’re being cared for properly and let them know you’re there for them?