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Resident Aggression in Institutional Elder Care Settings

Resident Aggression in Institutional Elder Care SettingsOne of the most difficult aspects of both having a loved one in an assisted living or skilled nursing setting, and of administering those settings safely, is processing often unpredictable behavior of individuals with dementia. The actions of residents often do not correspond to any rational reality we understand. […]

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Nursing Homes Can No Longer Hide Behind Arbitration

​Nursing Homes Can No Longer Hide Behind ArbitrationThe Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an agency under Health and Human Services, has issued a rule aimed at blocking nursing homes from using a private form of dispute resolution known as arbitration when dealing with matters of elder abuse, sexual harassment and wrongful death. By doing […]

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4 Frequently Not Asked Questions For Long Term Care Facilities

​4 Frequently Not Asked Questions For Long Term Care FacilitiesRecently we discussed the often unasked yet imperative questions for potential in-home caregivers. Likewise, there are several questions I feel are important for long term care facilities such as nursing homes. These are 4 Frequently NOT Asked Questions that you should ask during a facility search […]

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Preventing the Elder Orphan Crisis | Archer Law Office LLC | Elder Law Attorney NJ

Preventing the Elder Orphan Crisis

​Preventing the Elder Orphan CrisisWhen you hear the term ‘orphan’, you immediately imagine a child without parents. However, I see all too often the isolation that is either the result of a smaller family as one ages, or the intentional isolation of someone who has a cognitive disorder and isolates themselves from their community. In […]

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