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By Jim Black, 05/29/2019
More and more communities are falling victim to flood events even in areas that were never before considered at-risk for flooding (the 1000-year flood plains). These are the low risk flood zones where flood insurance is not required by a mortgage company so flood coverage is optional. Most homeowner’s...
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By Cathy Knopf, 05/28/2019
It seems that natural disasters such as tornadoes, high winds, torrential downpours, earthquakes, hurricanes and wildfires are occurring more frequently and with little to no warning. It is the duty of every senior healthcare community to have an emergency preparedness program designed to meet the health, safety...
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By Robert Haley, Ken Lacey, 05/22/2019
There are multiple underlying reasons why the United States is facing a driver shortage. Some of the largest obstacles include: Drivers must be 21 years of age to drive on the interstate Only 6% of the workforce are women Most insurance companies require two years of driving experience to be considered an...
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By Cathy Knopf, 05/20/2019
Nursing home abuse cases can be some of the most serious and highest awarded lawsuits that lawyers litigate. Some say the average nursing home abuse case value ranges around $750,000, which includes all damages and the law firm fees. A medical records request typically occurs when a resident and/or resident...
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By Brian Lindahl, 05/13/2019
In 1967, the American Health Care Association established National Nursing Home Week, which is now called National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) to recognize the pivotal role of skilled nursing care centers play in caring for the elderly and disabled. Year after year, NSNCW encourages lasting organic...
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By Brian Lindahl, 05/06/2019
Since 1993, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has celebrated the dedication of nurses who are passionate about serving others through their annual National Nurses Week each year beginning May 6 through May 12. The nurses serving our Senior Living communities are instrumental in offering exemplary care and...
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By Charlene Noring, 04/30/2019
Organic foods have become increasingly popular and easily accessible. In fact, many Americans are growing their own food and have even started to “farm” as a hobby. Hobby farming is primarily for pleasure or recreation, not to generate profit. Some hobby farm owners hold chickens and livestock for...
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By Maureen Maconaghy, 04/22/2019
As technology evolves, the term “telematics” is becoming more and more popular in transportation industry conversations. Telematics is a technology that combines telecommunications and information processing to send, receive and store information related to remote objects, such as vehicles. The data...
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By Kim Robson, 04/19/2019
The annual Ohio Health Care Association convention will be held April 29 – May 2 at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. AssuredPartners and Risk Management Solutions will each have a booth on the expo floor and present a session on the clinical and legal aspects of responding to a...
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By Bill Kingsley, 04/17/2019
The only constant in life is change. About a year ago, many of our clients started to see their aviation insurance premiums increase after years of decline. Today the number one question we are asked is, “Why is my premium going up when I’ve never had a loss?” To understand the current aviation...
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