Recently, United States Senator Sherrod Brown and 11 additional Senators urged the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to take action in support of nursing home residents across the U.S. Reports have indicated that nursing homes throughout the country have discharged…
On behalf of Lisa Bryant of The Law Offices of Lisa C. Bryant, Inc. posted in Health & Wellness on Monday, May 15st, 2017.
Spring is here, and that means California farmers markets are open. These local markets are a great way to get fresh veggies and nutrition for seniors.
On March 13, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), which regulates most skilled nursing homes, issued strict guidelines on visitation of skilled nursing facilities. Learn more before planning a visit.
It is an incredibly stressful and traumatic experience to have a loved one face a serious medical issue and hospitalization. In the moment, you are focused on the minute-to-minute recovery, and not necessarily thinking about what happens when your loved one is well enough to leave the hospital. However, it is important to prepare for next steps.
Older Americans are turning to Medical Marijuana more than ever, but there may still be some legal complications.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is clear that People aged 65 years or older are more prone to heat-related health problems. This is often due to medical conditions and prescription medications that can impact how your body responds to heat. To avoid heat-related health problems check out these simple tips.
Communities around the world to need a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older people. We are raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect. Please use the following information to educate yourself about the signs of elder abuse and neglect.
Recent emergencies from hurricanes in the South to the devastating Wine Country fires in California are reminders that it is important to plan for natural disasters. This is especially important for older adults, their families, and their communities. Each person has unique abilities and needs, and it is important to understand how an emergency might affect your individual needs.