Florida Staffing Declines

Florida is a retirement mecca. However, nursing home staffing levels are declining, putting care at risk. The AARP Florida says Florida lawmakers need to do a better job when it comes to nursing homes. The influential group advocates for the elderly by sounding the alarm about nursing homes in Florida. “The legislature has made changes

Florida Caregivers

Florida police say surveillance footage showed employees whipping an elderly resident. Rosa Edwards, 23, and Aneisha Hall, 19, were arrested on two counts each of battery on a person 65 or older, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said. Both employees work at Inspired Living at Ivy Ridge Assisted Living Facility. Surveillance footage showed the two

Trump’s VP?

Married Republican South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has engaged in a years-long affair with longtime Donald Trump adviser Corey Lewandowski, multiple sources told The New York Post. The pair have been less than discreet about their illicit relationship. A source told The Post the sleazy affair has been widely known in Republican political circles for

Access to Care

Medicare is a popular and successful government program. Improvement is needed based on the report published in Neurology. Nearly 20% of people on Medicare must travel 50 or more miles to see their neurologists. This is too far for many. People with brain cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and multiple sclerosis (MS) travel the long

Change in Liquor Liability Laws Will Hurt Victims of Drunk Drivers

Attorney Trip Riesen wrote an article on joint and several liability that ran in the Post and Courier. South Carolina ranks as one of the worst states for drunk driving coming in at 7th in the nation according to a recent Forbes article citing statistics from the National Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”). “Every day, about

Resident Assessment Instrument

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the final version of the new Resident Assessment Instrument manual to complete the necessary reform of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) nursing home resident assessment tool before the Oct. 1 implementation. This tool determines the level of acuity of individual residents and as a facility aggregate. The “Final”


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