What Can Family Members Do to Ensure Good Nursing Home Care?

Family members play an essential role when it comes to ensuring their loved ones receive good nursing home care. One of the most important things they can do is to be aware of the signs of abuse and trust their instincts if something feels amiss. Hearing about the abuse and neglect that happens at some […]

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Why Social Connection Is Important for Seniors

Social connection for seniors is critical, playing an essential role in their mental, emotional and physical health. Seniors with a strong social network have a better quality of life and experience superior overall health and wellness as well as being at lower risk of nursing home abuse. Benefits of Social Connection for Seniors Seniors with […]

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Top 5 Senior Financial Scams to Be Aware Of

Senior financial scams are long-standing issues that have impacted older adults for decades. But the way fraudsters take advantage of the elderly is continually evolving. More sophisticated scams are using new technology to trick elders into handing over their savings, destroying people’s financial security during their most vulnerable years of life. The New York State […]

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Tips for Caregivers: How to Help Seniors Maintain Their Independence

Maintaining independence for seniors is one of the biggest concerns aging adults face. By acknowledging and respecting a senior’s need for independence, caregivers can offer better quality care and foster healthy, productive relationships. Being a caregiver to a senior is a delicate task. Whether you’re a close family member or a hired health aide, you’ll […]

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Help Your Loved One Manage Dementia Symptoms and Enjoy Greater Wellbeing

There are several ways you can help your loved one with managing dementia symptoms, helping them to benefit from a higher quality of life. It can be tough to watch a loved one struggle with dementia in a nursing home. Sometimes it seems like there’s just nothing we can do to help, but family members […]

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Aging in Place: Care Options for Older Adults

Aging in place is when someone stays in their own home or community rather than moving into a nursing home. Studies done over recent years have shown as much as 80% of older adults would rather age in place. If aging in place is the preferred option, it can come with a host of benefits. […]

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Diet and Aging: Healthy Diet Habits for Older Adults

Diet and Aging: Healthy Diet Habits for Older Adults Healthy diet habits can be difficult to follow as we age. There are a number of factors that can make it difficult to maintain healthy diet habits. Maybe you aren’t as active as you used to be but are still eating the same amount of calories. […]

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Sexual Abuse of Elderly Women

Elderly Women Who Have Been Sexually Abused. Sexual abuse of the elderly is one of the most unfathomable crimes and it’s critical to shed light on it. Women over the age of 70 who suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia are more likely to become victims of abuse. This is because most abusers look for a […]

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How to Prepare Your Loved One and Yourself When Moving Them into a Nursing Home Facility

Moving a Loved One into a Nursing Home. Deciding to move your loved one into a nursing home is a big deal. It’s something that many of us dread, and wish we didn’t have to do. Even if you have the financial means to move your loved one into an amazing resort-style facility, it still […]

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NursingHomeAbuseCenter.com Re-Launches

Nursing Home Abuse Center – Protecting Our Seniors. NursingHomeAbuseCenter.com has officially re-launched. Who we are and our mission remains the same, but we have re-tooled and re-designed our website to better serve you. We want you to be able to navigate our resources and information as easily and as quickly as possible. It may be […]

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