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How to tell if the nursing home is neglecting your parent

If you are one of the many Pennsylvanians who has had to make the difficult decision to place your parent in a nursing home, it undoubtedly was one of the hardest choices you ever had to make. Even though you know that your parent needs the daily care that nursing homes provide, still (s)he is always on your mind, and you worry about his or her health, safety and welfare.

5 common hazards in the manufacturing industry

If you work in the manufacturing industry, you know how important your work is. In fact, manufacturing is the largest industry in Pennsylvania, according to Newsmax. Whether your work involves creating plastics, batteries or anything in between, your job may often be difficult and dangerous.

Nursing homes and chemical restraints: a continuing problem

If you are a Pennsylvania resident who had to make the difficult decision to place your parent in a nursing home because of his or her deteriorating physical and/or mental condition, it probably was one of the most heart-wrenching decisions of your life. You know you cannot care for him or her yourself due to your family situation, your work schedule, and all the other things you must deal with on a daily basis, but (s)he nevertheless is always on your mind. You worry that (s)he may not be receiving the care (s)he needs and deserves.

Watch for signs of drowsy driving and avoid an accident

You may be tempted to laugh off a poor night’s rest, but chronic sleep deprivation is no joking matter. In addition to being bad for your health, not sleeping well can be unsafe for you and others, especially when behind the wheel. Each year, thousands of people in Pennsylvania and elsewhere suffer serious or fatal injuries in accidents stemming from drowsy driving.

Can I get workers’ comp for a repetitive movement injury?

The pain, swelling and tenderness you have been feeling in your elbows lately has made you suspect you have a repetitive movement injury. This condition can be related to your job and it may not only affect your ability to work, but your quality of life. Repetitive motion disorders are common with Pennsylvania workers across a wide range of industries, from clerical work to heavy labor. As you seek relief for your pain, you may also wonder if you qualify for workers’ compensation.

3 top causes of office injuries

Just because you do not work at a construction site or factory does not mean you cannot get an injury at work. Even office workers are at risk for workplace injuries. There are unique hazards in an office environment that are not present in other lines of work.

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