February 26, 2021

Elder Neglect – A Common Cause of Injury and Death In Kentucky Nursing Homes

Posted on Friday, February 26th, 2021 at 7:03 pm    

Elder neglect occurs when the person responsible for a patient’s well-being withholds proper care. It has been a common problem in nursing homes throughout the United States. Older adults depend on the nurses to administer medication, assist them in going …

The Nursing Home Stimulus Check Scam 

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at 7:22 am    

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on the nation, especially the elderly. In addition to having to worry about their health, many nursing home residents are worrying about how they’ll continue to pay the bills. The federal government …

Rear End-Collision Injuries and How You Can Recover

Posted on Sunday, February 21st, 2021 at 12:29 pm    

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of vehicle collisions. In an average year, rear-end collisions make up about 30% of all car accidents. Understanding how rear-end collisions occur and the injuries they commonly produce can help

What Are the Most Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Posted on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 at 12:23 pm    

Nursing home abuse takes many forms. All forms of elder abuse are harmful to residents. Sadly, most cases of nursing home abuse go unreported.

Understanding the types of nursing home abuse can help family members and friends recognize when a …

Financial Abuse and the COVID-19 Scam 

Posted on Sunday, February 14th, 2021 at 2:46 pm    

Since the COVID-19 outbreak began, elderly residents living in nursing homes or long-term care facilities have been living in fear. They fear for their lives as they watch the pandemic sweeping across the nation and through the halls of their …

Nurse at Kentucky Nursing Home Enters Alford Plea After Allegations of Abuse

Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 9:39 pm    

A licensed practical nurse at a Madisonville nursing home, was indicted for slapping a resident and pinching their arm. The Department for Community Based Services, Adult Protective Services and the Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse of the Kentucky

Are Hidden Nanny Cams Actually Legal in Kentucky?

Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 8:08 pm    

One of the hardest things for parents is entrusting the care of their children to a babysitter or nanny. Even with proper vetting, interviews, references, and background checks, parents can feel uneasy about leaving their children at home with someone …

Popcorn Lung: Information on Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 8:05 pm    

In today’s world, there is a seemingly endless barrage of products containing chemicals that pose significant health risks. As modern consumers, we all need to be aware of what we are buying and what it is made of.

One …

Difference Between Lawyer and Attorney in Kentucky

Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 8:03 pm    

Although there is a slight difference in the origins of the two terms, “attorney” and “lawyer” both refer to someone who has studied law and has a legal degree. The important thing is that the person is admitted to practice …

Pregnancy & Car Accidents: Know the Risks

Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 7:59 pm    

Most moms worry about their children getting bicycle injuries or other childhood injuries, like broken bones, scraped knees, or dog bites. During pregnancy, expecting mothers worry, too.

Expecting mothers inhale information from every available source about the risks they …

What Happens If I Don’t Show Up For Jury Duty in Kentucky?

Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 7:56 pm    

Most Americans dread it: that envelope in the mail delivering a steaming fresh summons for jury duty. What a hassle!

Can’t you just skip it? Anyone who’s gotten a summons may have asked themselves: “What happens if I don’t show …

Nurse Convicted of Nursing Home Abuse in Madisonville, Kentucky

Posted on Monday, February 1st, 2021 at 4:23 pm    

According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, nursing home abuse has been recognized as a significant problem in the United States since the 1970s, and unfortunately, the state of Kentucky is not immune. Throughout the 2015 fiscal year …

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