Thanksgiving is just around the corner—a holiday dedicated to feasting on rich food with the family and friends you hold dear. The approaching holiday weekend is meant to be a joyous occasion. However, more often than you might expect, Thanksgiving mishaps can lead to disastrous injuries and trips to the emergency room.
There has been regular discussion in the news lately about the elder abuse problem in our nation’s nursing homes. We’ve seen numerous reports of physical and sexual assault, negligent care and the unauthorized use of antipsychotic drugs on residents.
The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our nation’s independence. It’s also a time of tradition. It’s a time when we gather with friends and family, have a barbecue—and of course—watch fireworks.