Phoenix Mediation for Elder Law and Family Disputes

When people think about legal mediation (if they think about it at all), they typically imagine combative divorce proceedings, high-stakes contract battles, or nasty personal injury disputes. They almost certainly don’t think about Alzheimer’s, dementia, or the elderly. View image | gettyimages.com As The Huffington Post recently highlighted, however, elder mediation is becoming increasingly common throughout the United States — …

New Rating Rules for Nursing Homes in the U.S.

Medicare is changing the way it rates and reviews nursing homes in the United States. Until now, the popular five-star rating system, which thousands of families turn to when researching their options for senior care, has simply relied on the facilities’ self-reported and unverified data. http://gty.im/663713 But The New York Times reports that a series of sweeping changes will kick …