As a generation of baby boomers begins retiring it has became apparent that the size of the disabled older population who will need assisted or nursing home care will grow by more than 50 percent between 2000 and 2040. This has prompted many entrepreneurs to look at nursing homes as long-term investments. However, this makes it much more difficult for any victim of nursing home negligence or abuse to hold an entity accountable. Many of the current companies owning nursing homes have limited liability, making it difficult for an individual resident to hold the company accountable. Nursing home legislation must be formatted in order to make nursing home operators more accountable and their operations more transparent. Anyone who has a loved one in a nursing home should contact their legislature pushing for more accountability in nursing home legislation. To read more about nursing home accountability, please click the link.