The decision to seek qualified residential care for an aging loved one is seldom an easy one for families. In spite of the time and effort that goes into selecting a facility that appears to meet the needs of the resident, it is not always possible to protect a loved one from nursing home abuse or neglect. One of the most pressing concerns for these facilities here in Georgia and elsewhere is the lack of trained staff.
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Without warning, even the most mundane task can become a life-altering event. Though the majority of Georgia residents do not dwell on the idea that a serious car accident can happen at any time, the reality is that life is unpredictable and can change without warning. Recently, three innocent bystanders were engaged in an extracurricular activity when their lives were turned upside down through no fault of their own.
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One of the strongest inter-species bonds is the one between people and their pets. Unfortunately, though the majority of dogs are devoted family members, there are countless reports of animals being involved in vicious attacks on people. One recent dog attack resulted in a child suffering bite wounds and a Georgia officer being forced to defend himself.
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Recently, Georgia has seen a very troubling trend. An increasing number of pedestrians are losing their lives out on the state’s roads.
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