Furnace tune-up? Check. Screen doors replaced with storm doors? Check. Tires checked for traction in snow? Check. Extra gloves, shovel and boots added to trunk? Check.
Fatalities connected to auto accidents were on the decline. For the last four decades, the numbers of deaths associated with car wrecks was shrinking. Unfortunately, this streak has come to an end.
If you are considering using a nursing facility for a loved one, you are not alone. Over 1.6 million people are residents in nursing homes. We expect these facilities to provide a caring environment for our loved ones. Although many do, a surprising number are not only failing to meet this expectation but are cited for incidents of abuse.