The 2010 Census recorded more than 40 million people age 65 and older in the U.S. These "Baby Boomers" represent the largest segment of our population, and within two decades they are expected to comprise more than 20 percent of our entire population. Unfortunately, many of our older population suffer
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that almost two million people age 65 or older are currently residents of one of the more than 16,000 nursing homes operating in the U.S. And as the number of people residing in nursing homes grows, one of the unfortunate results is that they
More than 1.5 million people currently reside in nursing homes. according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That's due in part to the aging of the "baby boomer" generation. A growing nursing home population also means an increase in the incidence of nursing home abuse and neglect.
According to the United States Census Bureau adults age sixty and older are the fastest growing segment of our population. As our Baby Boomers retire in ever increasing numbers, more and more of them are moving into nursing homes. This trend has triggered an unfortunate increase in instances of nursing
Every year approximately 4 million elderly people are victimized by some form of physical or psychological abuse or neglect. Many instances of mistreatment occur in the nursing home setting. But it isn't always easy to know who is legally responsible -- the facility, an employee, some third party? In
Older adults are moving into nursing homes and other care facilities at an increased rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost two million people in our country now live in nursing homes. The unfortunate correlation is that more and more older adults now suffer injury