Authorities say Linda Roberts and Mary-Beth Tomaselli killed their 85-year-old father in 2015 because he refused to go to an assisted living facility.
Inadequate staffing and employee training are two common problems that have led to injuries and death in assisted living facilities.
Authorities say Dwayne Frazier made the deal out of his marked patrol car while in uniform.
Too bad if it makes families uncomfortable. It's healthy and good for the patients.
For years, I saved articles on how to determine whether an elderly person needs more help or a change of living situation. But when the time came to intervene with my own mother -- widowed and living alone -- I was utterly unprepared for the emotions that flared and the strain it put on our relationship.
Rona Barrett reigned for years as the Queen of Hollywood gossip. Before there was a TMZ, there was Rona Barrett. Barrett left Hollywood in the early 80s to save a marriage and start a ranch. And now? She's one of the country's leading senior care advocates.
It's Gunner's self-determined leave-taking that has his wife Peg upset, and his son Jack conflicted. And while he has confused
Your mom or dad may have decided to move to an assisted living residence or a nursing home if they need comprehensive long
Sometimes I think when we exchange those little glances and giggles about our dear old loved ones -- even when they show us glimpses of brilliance -- the joke is really on us. Maybe when we reach the age of "old," in between the crazy babbling and the far-off stares, we know exactly what we're doing, and what we're teaching.
If you're over 50, chances are you've thought about moving your parents into a senior living community. If you're under 30 or a minority, however, you may actually be less likely to consider this option for your parents.