Peggy's Law offers comfort for children of elderly parents | Editorial

The nightmare Peggy Marzolla and her family endured while she was under the care of a Brick nursing home has led to increased protections for residents of the state’s nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

The 93-year-old woman died in 2010, within months of being injured in the facility – injuries that included a broken eye socket, cheekbones and wrist, among other damages.

The staff chalked it up to an accidental fall, but Marzolla’s daughter wasn’t having any of it. The flimsy excuse, and what she saw as a failure by the state to follow up, drove Maureen Persi to lobby …read more

Source: Hunterdon

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