A new pill with old ingredients is being pushed to nursing homes and their patients, despite documented reports of side effects ranging from dizziness and falls to death. The medication is Nuedexta from Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Nursing homes often call it “The Little Red Pill.” Some doctors appear to be illegally profiting from Nuedexta, and tax dollars are frequently paying for it. What is Nuedexta? Nuedexta com...
Look carefully at contracts you sign. These days, it’s likely you’ll find an arbitration clause in most of them. Arbitration is a way to resolve disputes using an independent, private third party, but it limits your ability to sue in court. In an effort to shield themselves from being sued for elder abuse and wrongful death, nursing homes are inserting arbitration clauses into the agreements they require prospective...

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