CHICAGO, IL - Officials of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have reported at least 46 people, including residents and staff members, have tested positive for coronavirus at a DuPage county nursing home. This outbreak is the first in a long-term care facility in Illinois. Chicago’s ... [Continue Reading]
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Illinois Nursing Homes Ranked 3rd Worst in Country
Each nursing home is different than the next in terms of how patients are treated and being taken care of. Some nursing homes provide clients with excellent care following guidelines and procedures while another may be suffering a staff shortage, and employees may have to overcompensate by caring ... [Continue Reading]
3 Little-Known VA Pensions: Do You Qualify?
CHICAGO, IL – Are you or a loved one a veteran or a surviving spouse? The VA offers many benefits; however, there are hundreds of thousands of veterans and/or surviving spouses that are eligible for these little-known VA benefits. These funds are used for assisted living at many facilities and for ... [Continue Reading]
380,000 Preventable Infection-Related Deaths Per Year
The Department of Health & Human Services estimates that 380,000 people die each year due to infection-related complications. Many of these deaths happen in nursing homes where lapses in infection control have become a norm. Simple steps to prevent infections, such as hand-washing, ... [Continue Reading]