Katherine O'Brien, Caring.com Health Writer

Katherine O'Brien is a freelance content writer and editor from Toronto who specializes in seniors’ health, senior care and aging. Using her own caregiving experience as a starting point, Katherine aims to educate and inform older adults and their families about ways to make the aging process as smooth and enjoyable as possible. She’s covered a wide range of topics including dementia, seniors’ nutrition, advance care planning and emotional wellness. More of Katherine's writing can be found here.

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Signs of Nursing Home Neglect You Shouldn't Ignore — Jan 18, 2018
Although physical or sexual abuse of nursing home residents capture news headlines, most mistreatment stems from neglect. That’s according to leading expert in geriatric...