Parents and family members do all they can to make sure that the products their baby is exposed to are safe. This includes cribs, which have undergone substantial regulation in recent years to prevent babies and toddlers from getting trapped and suffocating.
A couple weeks ago, we wrote about the fact that dental hygiene is often overlooked or neglected in nursing homes. As the population of elderly Americans increases, nursing homes in Pennsylvania and across the nation find themselves with inadequately sized staffs. As such, important care gets neglected.
Life expectancy in the U.S. has gone up significantly over the past century. While this is a positive change overall, it has also created problems for families and healthcare facilities alike. Specifically, more elderly adults must now be put into nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Many of these patients are suffering from dementia and other age-related mental illnesses.