Although many would rather do so, there are numerous reasons why some simply cannot care for their loved ones at home. As a result, a decision may be made to put an aging relative’s care in the hands of a nursing home or other skilled nursing facility, either temporarily or indefinitely. Choosing the right nursing home for your family member can be very scary. We all want the ones we love to be cared for by people who are skilled, attentive and compassionate. U.S. News & World Report published an article in 2015 titled, “Seven Red Flags to Watch for When Choosing a Nursing Home,” which is a must-read for anyone seeking pertinent information on this topic. Please see the following link to that article for more information: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/best-nursing-homes/slideshows/7-red-flags-to-watch-for-when-choosing-a-nursing-home. If your loved one has been seriously injured while in a nursing home, hospice or skilled nursing facility, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss possible evaluation of his/her care and treatment.