Nursing home abuse and neglect can come in many different forms. Family members place their loved ones in the care of an assisted living or nursing home facility with the expectation that their loved one's physical, mental and emotional needs are met. When caring for your loved one becomes too much on your own, you trust that the professionals at the institution take over in ways you would approve of, but this is not always the case.
This Thursday, families across the United States and throughout Tennessee will gather together to break bread and give thanks. This year, roughly 44 million Americans are expected to travel 50 or more miles by car to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. If you're one of them, it's important to be prepared and to follow traffic laws and drive safely.