Recent Headlines

Recent headlines from across the nation about nursing home abuse.

July 2017

Florissant nursing home patient with Alzheimer’s dies after being left in tub for 8 hours, lawsuit claims

Part of Lois Moreland’s routine included a whirlpool bath before bed at the nursing facility she called home for at least three years. The 88-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s disease nicknamed the whirlpool her “boat,” where she’d wash up before an assistant would take her to bed at St. Sophia Health & Rehabilitation Center in Florissant. […]

Wednesday the 19th

Trumpcare Could Bring Back an Epidemic of Abuse

Because we treat old age as a medical problem in the United States, health care policy change always has profound and far-reaching effects on conditions of life for the elderly. The health care bill currently before the Senate, if passed with its proposed cuts to Medicaid intact, is certain to produce drastic upheaval in the […]

Wednesday the 5th

June 2017