• 02:00

    Gerald's Story: Nursing home and drug abuse of an elderly man

    in Family

    Patrice Gilgan joins us this evening to expose the abuse and drugging of her father at the hands of doctors and nursing home workers in two different facilities in Orange County, California.  The first instance of abuse both physical and with drugs occured at Irvine Cottage Board and Care where Gerald had been sent to recover from brain surgery.  Gerald was drugged within 24 hours of admittance to the home with massive doses of Haldol, Seroqel and overdosed on morphine.  There was no prescription for the morphine.  Cottage Board and Care is operated by St Joseph Hospice, a Catholic enterprise.


    At a second facility, Villa Valencia Skilled Nursing, (a St Michael Hospice and another Catholic owned  enterprise), Gerald was given 7 different drugs.  None of these drugs were to be used on brain injured or individuals suffering from dementia.  When Gerald was finally freed from this facility and hospitalized again, it took more than two weeks for him to respond due to the massive drug overload in his system.


    Videos of Gerald, and of some of the abuse he endured are available on the you tube channel;  Ireland Dallas


    Gerald Gilgan was a retired New York City Fire Fighter.  This man did not deserve this callous treatment.  No one does.  Yet it happens to the elderly every day here in the US. 

  • 00:03

    In Home Skilled Nursing La Jolla, 619-220-7600

    in Health

    In Home Skilled Nursing La Jolla, http://firstatofsandiego.com Best In-home Nursing Care in La Jolla including Homecare, Home Nursing, Caregivers. Trained, Certified, Licensed Nurses, 92037


    3 Simple Health Strategies For Seniors
    How to make lifestyle choices that lead to health and wellness.


    Families with aging loved ones can help guide decision making for happier, healthier family members. Here are three simple health strategies for seniors that will help to make a positive, long lasting difference.


    Get to the Root of Restless Sleep
    Sleep declines with age naturally, and by age 70, a typical night of rest is just over 6 hours. A trip to the doctor can often uncover the root of sleep issues, whether it’s chronic pain, improper medications or something more serious.


    Boost Immunity With Smart Diet Choices
    A robust immune system is vital for reducing the risk of getting sick and staying healthy year round. Great foods for supporting immunity are vegetables, fruits and whole grains.


    Skilled In Home Nursing For Safety, Guidance and Care
    Professional in home care offers a loved one the assistance they need to age at home independently. Help administering medicine, light housekeeping, even running errands helps seniors stay confident and independent.


    People wanting to learn more are encouraged to pick up a copy of our  free report… “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider" Just give us a call 619-220-7600 or visit our website at: http://www.FirstatofSanDiego.com


    In Home Skilled Nursing La Jolla

  • 00:30

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Differences Caregivers Need to Know

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about the nuances that define and distinguish palliative care and hospice.

  • 01:16

    How To Finance Nursing Home Expenses

    in Real Estate

    In this installment of "It's My House" we shall discuss (How To Finance Nursing Homes Expenses). Sooner or later if you are blessed to live long enough, more than likely EVERY human being on the planet will need some type of assisted living arrangement.  It could be minor Assisted Living arrangements or full time care at a Nursing Home.


    Our topics today shall covder:



    What are the cost today for Assisted Living and Nursing Homes ?
    How To Finance Your Expenses.
    Creating Family Based Nursing Homes.
    Why People Go Broke.


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  • 00:03

    In Home Skilled Nursing Rancho Santa Fe, 619-220-7600

    in Health

    In Home Skilled Nursing Rancho Santa Fe http://firstatofsandiego.com Best In-home Care in Rancho Santa Fe including Homecare, Home Nursing, Caregivers. Trained, Certified, Licensed Nurses, 92067, 92091


    How To Stay Healthy Through The Golden Years
    For many seniors, staying healthy and active is an achievable goal.


    With the right nutrition, regular medical care and professional assistance, staying safe and happy while reducing risk of illness or injury is easy. 


    Regular Medical Check-ups are a Must 
    Seniors who maintain periodic check-ups stand a better chance at lessening risks associated with age-related conditions.


    Nutrition
    Proper nutrition is even more important with age as nutrition related problems can lead to a wide range of age-related disease. A diet filled with protein, fresh fruits and vegetables is a proven strategy for ensuring proper nutrition.


    Safety First: Professional In-Home Nursing Services Can Help
    For many seniors, day-to-day activities can become difficult, even dangerous. From assisting with housework, running errands, even administering medications, the right in-home nursing service is a smart way to reduce stress and increase safety.


    People wanting to learn more are encouraged to pick up a copy of our  free report… “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider" Just give us a call at 619-220-7600 or visit our website at: http://www.FirstatofSanDiego.com


    In Home Skilled Nursing Rancho Santa Fe

  • 01:29

    Nursing the Body Back to Health

    in Radio

    Church Development Series: Prayer Summits: Seekig God's Agenda for Your Community.


     

  • 00:15

    Ebola and Nursing Students

    in Health

    Nursing students must enter healthcare facilities to meet the clinical component of nursing education. With the recent diagnosis of clients with Ebola on US soil and the CDC's changing guidelines, nursing educators are engaged in conversations on how this affects students. What are the students saying? With all the information that has been reported and debated in the media, there is no doubt that students may have concerns on how this affect them. Does anyone expect that a nursing student would be asked to care for someone diagnosed with Ebola? Do we have to re-think our approach to education on infection control? Let's have a conversation about that. 

  • 00:03

    In Home Skilled Nursing Rancho Bernardo, 619-220-7600

    in Health

    In Home Skilled Nursing Rancho Bernardo - Best In-home Care in Rancho Bernardo including Homecare, Home Nursing, Caregivers. Trained, Certified, Licensed Nurses, 92128


    3 Tips For Maintaining Senior Health and Fitness
    Many families are faced with difficult challenges as a loved one begins to age.


    Luckily, there are solutions for families wishing to help family members stay healthy, vibrant and feeling good. Here are three tips for maintaining senior health and fitness.


    Regular Exercise For Mind and Body
    Leading an active lifestyle into the senior years is more important than ever for increasing energy, and controlling chronic pain. In fact, regular cardiovascular exercise can do wonders for an aging heart, can improve sleep and boost confidence.


    Eating for Optimal Health
    Choose foods with proven health benefits to maximize well-being and prolong vitality. Foods rich in vitamin D and calcium decrease the risk of age related osteoporosis, while foods high in proteins boost mental clarity and awareness.


    In Home Nursing Services For Independence
    For many seniors, living independently can be challenging. Expert, professional caregivers provide peace of mind and confidence for families by creating a safe, comfortable environment at home for seniors to thrive.


    People wanting to learn more are encouraged to pick up a copy of our  free report… “Critical Questions You Must Ask Before You Hire a Home Care Provider" Just give us a call at 619-220-7600 or visit our website at: www.FirstatofSanDiego.com


    In Home Skilled Nursing Rancho Bernardo

  • 01:12

    PATIENT TERMINATED, BLACKBALLED LEFT WITH NO CHOICE BUT HOSPICE.

    in Health

    A discussion with the Wife of patient that after complaining of his level of care and the workers in the clinic, he was terminated for what appears to be trumped up reasons. He has since been blackballed from other clinics in his area; with no clinic to go to he has been forced into HOSPICE.


    This appears to be an ongoing problem with DCI, Fresenius and Davita. This patient was a Davita patient. Dialysis Advocates went to their Legal Department and Javier Rodriguez the CEO of Davita. It appears that no one cares at the CEO level; we’ve asked him and the Legal Department to help with this patient. Nothing came from our request to CMS to help this patient who had no appeal and is not allowed to face his accuser. 


    This is happening much too often in too many clinics where complaining about care or workers leads to retaliation. What if any investigation is done at the clinic level is often poorly done and biased in favor of the worker or clinic. Patients are not allowed to see the results of an investigation nor are they allowed to face their accuser. A patient it appears has to go to legal to clean up a record they are not allowed to see.


    We are having too many patients with the same situation Nationwide. One even having to strip down naked before getting dialysis.


    Call in and ask questions and our website has other cases in the News Portion. www.dialysisadvocates.com

  • 00:31

    How To Find A Nursing Home: tips for choosing and touring

    in Health

    The process of choosing a nursing home can be one of the most important and stressful decisions you will make as a caregiver. On this edition of The Fischer Report we will give east tips on how to find and tour a nursing home. These tips will make it easier for you to gather the right information and make an educated choice about who will provide the day to day care for your family member of friend.


    For more information on this topic review the following companion articles on tonyfischer.hubpages.com


    http://tonyfischer.hubpages.com/hub/How-To-Find-A-Nursing-Home-5-Steps


    http://tonyfischer.hubpages.com/hub/Finding-a-nursing-home-5-things-to-look-for


     

  • 00:31

    Nursing Home Staff: Who Are They And How They Help

    in Health

    This week on the Fischer Report we will talk about Nursing Home Staff and the roles they play in care otucomes.  In this episode you will learn about Nursing Home Nursings and Therpay Staff and the affect they have on a Nursing Home stay.


    For more information on the show topic please read the companion post that can be found at: http://tonyfischer.hubpages.com/hub/Nursing-Home-Nurses-Understanding-Their-Role

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