California’s End Of Life Option Law – 2017 Update

Update On End of Life Report From California’s Department of Public Health End of Life Option Act According to California’s Department of Public Health, over one hundred people died under California’s newly enacted End of Life Option Act which went into effect on June 9, 2016. Under this law, a mentally competent adult is eligible to Read more…

When Senior Citizens Loan Money To Others – Free Legal Forms

Don’t Lend Money Without A Written Loan Agreement  When Being Asked For A Loan Most senior citizens live on social security and have little to no savings. As the cost of living continues to increase, it becomes more difficult for seniors to live on a fixed income. Children are not always able to financially assist Read more…

Bedsores – Pressure Sores – Decubitus Ulcers – Elder Abuse

Bedsores Bedsores, also called pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, develop on areas of the body where the skin overlaps bony areas such as the lower spine and tailbone. The causal mechanism is when body pressure is asserted upon the skin and the underlying derma is pressed against the bone. (Photo Shows A Stage Four Bedsore) Read more…

Home Health Care

What Is Home Health Care? Home health care is a wide range of health care services that can be given in your home for an illness or injury. Home health care is usually less expensive, more convenient, and just as effective as a skilled nursing facility (SNF). The Goal Of Home Health Care The goal of Read more…

Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)

A skilled nursing facility, (SNF) also known more generically as a nursing home is the highest level of care for elders outside of a hospital. Custodial Care Nursing homes provide custodial care, including getting in and out of bed, and providing assistance with feeding, bathing, dressing and going to the bathroom. However, nursing homes differ from Read more…

Board And Care – Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living bridges the gap between living independently and living in a nursing home. Assisted living typically offers a combination of housing, meals, supportive services and basic health care. Assisted living residences generally provide 24-hour staff, recreational activities, housekeeping, laundry and transportation. Services Provided These facilities provide help with activities of daily living. Some help Read more…