Caregiver Charged with Theft of Old Lady’s Home

Caregiver Charged with Theft of Old Lady’s Home

The words – I’ll take care of you – must have been a relief to the woman, who was failing in her later years and began falling and worrying what would become of her.  Because she was old and frail and basically alone, she gave away her house to the owner of an...
Community Resource: University of Arizona CPR Video

Community Resource: University of Arizona CPR Video

In our continuous efforts to provide the community with important information, we wanted to share a Continuous Chest Compression (CPR) video from the University of Arizona. RightCare supports all efforts for life saving measures and this video is a valuable resource...
Phoenix First Responders Unite to Improve Assisted Living Care.

Phoenix First Responders Unite to Improve Assisted Living Care.

The recent headline, “Woman arrested for abuse of nearly 70 vulnerable adults,” explained the facts surrounding the closing of three long-term care facilities in Phoenix, but this article shows the extent of the abuse the residents had to endure. While...
Why Hospital Rooms Don’t Work

Why Hospital Rooms Don’t Work

Why is revered American architect Michael Graves frustrated with hospitals and different care facilities? The answer is described in Madison Park’s article with accompanying video from a recent CNN Health follow-up interview to TedMed, an annual conference...
Are you a Web-Savvy Patient?

Are you a Web-Savvy Patient?

A medical journalist for three decades, and the founder of health information website Patient Power, he wrote a book, “The Web-Savvy Patient” to help others navigate the literally millions of pages of online health information so they can sort the truly helpful from...
Why Nursing Homes Need More Doctors on Site

Why Nursing Homes Need More Doctors on Site

In this MedPage Today’s post, Alan Canto, MD gives a clear case from a medical professional’s standpoint regarding nursing home quality of care. Citing this New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) article about burdensome healthcare transitions, Dr. Canto goes on to...