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Harming Nursing Home Patients With Antibiotics?

The CDC disclosed that most nursing homes prescribe antibiotics the wrong way 40% to 75% of the time, and this comes back with strong consequences on the aging folks taking them. The federal health watchdog listed – wrong drugs, wrong dose, wrong duration, unnecessary prescriptions, and others as bad for patients in nursing homes. It is a common misconception to …

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Is There An Advantage To A Medicare Advantage Plan?

Not Really. What is not printed in bold type, but should be is that, with a Medicare Advantage Plan you covered by AN INSURANCE COMPANY. And that is not a good thing. This plan is only for people who can’t afford to pay a premium. When it is time to enroll in Medicare, it can be a challenge to determine …

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Killing Grandma With An Arbitration Clause

When faced with the very difficult decision on how best to care for a loved one who can no longer care for themselves, many Americans turn to nursing homes. They do so with the expectation that these nursing homes will provide adequate care and a safe environment. However, this is not always the case. With a high ratio of turnover, …