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Bound to Arbitrate Nursing Home Litigation?

Senior woman in a nursing homeWhen is a personal representative bound to arbitrate claims against a nursing home? The answer depends on the nature of the claim, as illustrated in a recent case.

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There’s No Place Like Home

For many seniors, staying in their own home — as opposed to a nursing home or similar facility — is a priority.  Indeed, according to a Sun News article, surveys show that “aging in place is the overwhelming preference of Americans over 50.” But it can be a major challenge to find ways for seniors to continue living at home as their need for care increases. There are things that attorneys can do to help make the desire to stay at home a reality.