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2/12/2013
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Will Your Family Member Elope?

Your elderly loved one is in a nursing home. Does that facility have effective elopement prevention? And what will it do if a resident elopes from its premises?

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents

12/3/2012
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Life Care Centers of America - Medicare Fraud Allegations

Life Care Centers of America (that has one facility in New Market Virginia) is being investigated by the federal government for Medicare Fraud

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents

11/28/2012
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A Temporary Hospital Room in Your Own Backyard - Medcottage: An Alternative to Nursing Home?

A temporary hospital room in the backyard - Medcottage - debuts in Fairfax County, VA. Is it a new alternative to nursing homes?

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents

11/24/2012
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Missing Senior Alert! How to find your senior who has gone missing in Virginia

Virginia Senior Alert System helps family members find their senior who has wandered off. Find out how the system works.

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents

Labels: aging parents
6/3/2012
Sandra Rohrstaff
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How Do I Find the Best . . . ?

Finding the best nursing home or assisted living facility for your loved one can be very hard. Here is a source to help you.

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents

2/22/2012
Sandra Rohrstaff
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Be Careful What You Sign - Hidden Mandatory Arbitration Requirements May Strip Away Your Rights

Arbitration clauses in nursing home admissions contracts that take away the right to sue the nursing home if it negligently injures the resident are unfair.

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents

7/19/2011
Sandra Rohrstaff
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MEDcottages - Housing Option for the Elderly

Portable, temporary shelter for elderly an relative may be put in a family's yard near the home, where the elderly one can be comfortable while being monitored.

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents

3/14/2011
Sandra Rohrstaff
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Have You Talked to Your Aging Parents About Changing Living Arrangements?

Parents who are too frail to care for themselves need help finding alternative living arrangements that are safe. Adult children can help - talk to your parents

Category: Keyword Search: aging parents