nursing homes

Bed Rails in Nursing Homes: What you need to know

A 94-year-old woman died last weekend when her head became stuck between her mattress and a bed rail at a Pennsylvania nursing home. The county coroner ruled the cause of death as “accidental asphyxiation due to compression.” Sadly, this tragic event could have been prevented. Experts have known about bed rail dangers for nearly...

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Website helps find right nursing home

More than 3 million Americans are living in nursing homes. That is 1 of every 7 Americans over the age of 65 and 1 of 5 of those older than 85. That’s a lot of children and families concerned about their parents’ well-being. Although most cities have a wide range of choices in nursing...

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