About 1.4 million people living in nursing homes across the country can now be more involved in their care under the most wide-ranging revision of federal rules for such facilities in 25 years. The changes reflect a shift toward more “person-centered care,” including requirements for speedy development of care plans, more flexibility and variety in… Read More


Source: http://distracteddriveraccidents.com/ At this point I think most people realize just how big of a problem and how dangerous distracted driving is.  However, seeing this list of 25 distracted driving statistics all together in one long list really can put it into perspective. Going through and reading these statistics proving the dangers of distracted driving… Read More


Are you and your family planning to drive to a holiday get-together this year? Whether you’re heading to Grandma’s cottage or a favorite vacation spot to celebrate holidays with family or friends, AAA has simple tips to help make your drive a smooth one, so you can arrive at your destination safely and without incident.… Read More


Avoid driving while you’re fatigued. Getting the proper amount of rest before taking on winter weather tasks reduces driving risks. Never run a vehicle in an enclosed area, such as a garage. Make certain your tires are properly inflated. Keep your gas tank at least half full. If possible, avoid using your parking brake in cold,… Read More


New State Farm® report reveals self-reported attitudes and behaviors of American teen drivers. Bloomington, Illinois, October 17, 2016 – Over 80 percent of teens said when surveyed that they use their smartphones while driving. According to a new report from State Farm, American teens who choose to be distracted by their smartphones when they’re behind… Read More


Many, many, many thanks to all who donated items or money to Melanie Smith’s Children’s Fundraising Trust Event and a special thank you to all who attended last Friday night at the Earleigh Heights Fire Hall. The generosity shown has been overwhelming. The Jaklitsch Law Group is pleased to announce that the event raised more than $60,000… Read More


Singing in the rain is fun. But driving? For some people, it’s anxiety-producing. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are around 707,000 automobile crashes each year due to rain, resulting in approximately 3,300 deaths and 330,200 injuries. But being behind the wheel and a rain-splattered windshield doesn’t have to be a white-knuckled, nerve-racking… Read More