Residents' Rights

September 4, 2019

Segment 1: Tim and Barbara take on a controversial topic: nursing homes and arbitration agreements.

Arbitration Agreements

Segment 2: Marie Ferran, a representative from the Upper Cumberland Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about what residents and their families can do if they believe their rights have been violated.

The Ombudsman Program

Segment 3: Jake Rightmyer, Executive Director of Clarendale at Indian Lake, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the rights of residents living in Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities.

Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care

Segment 4: Randy Ashby, Regional Director of Operations for Grace Healthcare Support Services, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the rights of residents living in skilled nursing facilities.

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Segment 5: Pati Bedwell, Elder Care Coordinator at Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss how families can become advocates for good care.

Advocacy

Resources

Check out the organizations and resources mentioned on today's show.

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
615-824-2571
www.tn-elderlaw.com

Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland
www.helpfirsttn.org/aging-services-upper-cumberland
eldlaw@twlakes.net

Clarendale at Indian Lake
615-826-9223
www.clarendaleatindianlake.com

Randy Ashby, LNHA, RN
Grace Healthcare Support Services
423-424-1814

If You Need Extra Help...

If you have questions about the process of aging, it can be useful to work with an elder law attorney. At Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, we specialize in helping clients and their families navigate the many twists and turns that can occur during the long-term care journey. We can help you, too. Just give us a call at 615-824-2571.

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