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Recommended books and guides

The Not-So-Golden Years: caregiving, the frail edlerly, and the long-term care establishment, by Laura Katz Olson.
Available for purchase. Discusses the history of the policies in the elderly care industry and how the issues affecting the industry have emerged as a nationwide concern.

How to Keep Your Loved One Safe in a Nursing Home: a quick reference guide, by Andrew D. Weinberg, M.D.
Available for purachse. An excellent reference guide for a family member placing a loved one in a nursing home. The reader is shown how to communicate with the attending physician, how to monitor care, and what questions to ask.

The American Trail Lawyers Association recommends:

Maltreatment of Patients in Nursing Homes, by Diana K. Harris and Micahel L. Benson.
Available for purchase. The book discusses the types of abuse residents at nursing homes suffer including physical, mental, and financial abuse of elderly residents.

NCCNHR Recommends:
Nursing Homes Getting Good Care There, second edition.

To purchase.