Hard choices can be made easier with a little knowledge
You might see it happening right in front of you, but it can be hard to admit that your parents can no longer take care of themselves. Get the knowledge you need to make the tough decisions about Elder Care. Whether it is home care or nursing home living, many people don’t have the time to do months of research when the time comes to make these choices for your loved ones. Our website is here to make the decision easier.
What You Need to Know to Make a Decision...
The truth of the matter is that the sooner you take action, the sooner you can improve your loved one’s quality of life. You can make sure that they are getting the help that they need to live long, fulfilling lives. For some families, this means considering a home health aide, an assisted living facility, or even a nursing home.
Even though it can be difficult for some families to think about moving a loved one to a nursing home, this may be the best option for some people. But, you need to choose a home carefully to make sure that you find the right fit for your loved one. Even after moving them into a home, you have to stay vigilant to prevent neglect and abuse issues.
Whether you have already chosen a home or are just beginning the process, you need to be well educated on nursing home neglect and abuse in order to prevent it. On this website, you can find information about:
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Finding the right home can be an overwhelming experience. If you would like a guide to the process, with information that can help you protect your parent from neglect and abuse, get a copy of my new book,
The Connecticut Guide to Nursing Home Abuse.
Today we celebrate #SeniorCitizensDay. Attorney Jay Ruane and the entire Ruane Attorneys At Law, LLC crew, are devoted to protecting and serving our clients who are vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Ageism is a flaw in American society. Where we should be uplifting, praising, and honoring older adults, the opposite can happen. Because of the ugly truth around abuse and neglect for senior citizens, we hope to spread awareness and encourage preventative measures, in hopes
Follow these five steps if you or a loved one have experienced nursing home neglect: [vid_embed] Source
It is important to pick a nursing home that is right for your loved one. When visiting different facilities, it is important to look out for red flags or signs of possible abuse. Here is a list of 22 red flags to look for when looking at nursing homes. 1. It has a history with the police. Research the facilities history with the police and make sure that they don’t have any history of neglect
Here are five ways to prevent nursing home neglect and abuse. Practice these tips for a better environment for your loved ones: #AttorneyJayRuane #NursingHomeNeglect #ElderAbuseAwareness #CTLaw #RuaneAttorneys [vid_embed] Source
Elders who are abused have a 300% higher risk of death than those who have not been mistreated. Click this link to learn how common abuse in nursing homes is. https://elderprotectioncenter.com/infographic-truth-elder-abuse/ #AttorneyJayRuane #NursingHomeNegelect #ElderAbuseAwareness #CTLaw #RuaneAttorneys [vid_embed] Source
Healthcare fraud is a type of financial abuse that people in nursing homes can experience. This type of fraud can be hard to detect. Your loved one could be experiencing this fraud without realizing it. For more information visit https://attorneyjayruane.com/understanding-healthcare-frau…/ #AttorneyJayRune #Fruad #Healthcare #CTLaw #ElderlyProtection #RuaneAttorneys #Medicare #Medicaid [vid_embed] Source
About Attorney Ruane
Both my grandmothers passed away in nursing homes…
One night I was speaking with my wife Jill about her grandfather, who was living in a local nursing home to recover from a surgery, and the subject of nursing homes came up.
I hadn’t thought much about it, but both of my grandmothers died in their nursing homes and the experience of both left me with a sense of hope. You see, my “Grandma” was diagnosed with stomach cancer, and quickly deteriorated, and the home helped her manager her pain and gave her death with dignity. My “Nana” lived years in a nursing home, and the care she was shown showed me the true dedication to eldercare some of the nursing staff has. At the time, as a family, we didn’t have options like the internet to research the homes that they would go to.The sad truth is that we put them in the first home with an open bed we could find. And we turned out to be very lucky.
But having spent the last 20 years as a lawyer handling cases, I have heard horror stories about experiences for our most vulnerable in nursing homes. As the baby boomer population grows into old age every passing year, I knew it was important for someone to put out a resource about local Connecticut Nursing Homes near me, abuse and what to look for, and most importantly, what questions to ask when faced with putting a loved one into a facility.
It didn’t exist, so I created it.
My promise to you is to help your family as if they were my own. Together, we can make sure that your family is taken care of. This next step in the aging process will always have some measure of stress and self doubt. What I can provide is guidance and objective information. If it turns out you need the assistance of a lawyer, I can help guide you to someone I know can help, whether it be for probate, discrimination or injury issues. This is how I give back. Call on me if you need help.
– Jay Ruane
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