Posts Tagged ‘New York Nursing Home Attorney’

Nursing Home Residents’ Rights and the LGBT Community

August 24th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

Nursing home abuse occurs for many reasons. If you are a member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) community and are an older adult, you may be concerned about suffering abuse in a nursing home because of your sexual orientation—and you are not alone. According to The National Long-Term Care Resource Center, 89 […]

At Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP, all-too-often we hear from older adults who have been denied home care that should be covered by (https://www.medicare.gov/) Medicare because of a provider’s overly restrictive interpretation of the rules. In many cases, providers tell patients that they no longer qualify for care because they are no longer “homebound” […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Know the Facts

July 13th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

The United Nations designates each June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The UN recognizes that elder abuse is a problem on a global scale, especially with the older population growing substantially in almost every country in the world. Elder abuse also seems to be a “taboo” topics in many parts of the world. […]

Know Your Rights: Observation Status

January 12th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

Medicare has limited coverage for nursing home care.  Also, Medicare will only cover care you get in a nursing home if you first have a “qualifying hospital stay.” A qualifying hospital stay means you’ve been a hospital inpatient for at least three days in a row. Your doctor may order “observation services” to help decide […]