Senior Care Facilities and Their Insurers Try to Keep Up with Aging America’s Falls

Article 0 Comments Last March, a 103-year-old resident of a Sunrise Senior Living facility in Willowbrook, Illinois, went on a field trip to the movies. Ruth Smith, who used a walker, fell down two concrete steps in the theater and died about six weeks later. Now Smith’s estate is suing […]

New Florida Law Requires Backup Power Sources for Nursing Homes

Article 0 Comments Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Monday requiring backup power sources in Florida nursing homes and assisted living facilities, months after the deaths of several residents from a sweltering nursing home that lost power in a hurricane. The legislation require the facilities to have a generator capable of […]