The number of seniors who suffer some type of elder abuse is only increasing. Families should keep a close watch for signs and losses from elder abuse and contact a San Francisco elder abuse lawyer for help. Senior adults who reside at nursing homes and assisted living facilities are unfortunately subject to various forms […]read more
When most people think of nursing home abuse, they likely think of physical violence or even sexual misconduct. These types of abuse take place because the nursing home staff is doing something they should not be doing. However, neglect, or simply put not doing something that should be done is also a form of abuse. […]read more
Coming to the decision that your loved one needs full-time nursing home care is never easy. Once you’ve done the research and found the right facility for your family member, however, knowing that he or she is safe and well cared for is a major consolation. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse happens more often than most […]read more
Signs One of the first signs of elder abuse or neglect is a pressure sore (also known as bedsore); it is also the most common sign. These are so dangerous because they can become infected. They are also very painful. After someone goes into a nursing home, these sores should not develop. There are times […]read more
Elder abuse can be defined as any inappropriate practice, action, or behavior that results in harm to an individual over the age of sixty-five. Anyone can be a perpetrator of elder abuse and malicious intent is not required for one to be at fault. Kind-hearted, though heedless, caregivers can easily commit elder abuse through negligence. […]read more
Elder Abuse is something nobody should have to suffer. According to a CNN investigative report on nursing home abuse, in 2017, five elderly patients in California were humiliated, abused, and physically tortured. At least one man was fearful he would lose his life, and there was evidence of what had happened to him: the five […]read more
Watching your relatives age is already a difficult experience. This difficult experience can turn into a nightmare when a caregiver takes advantage of someone you love. Elder abuse includes physical and mental abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Elder abuse is a growing problem in this country. According to the Department of Justice, every year, five […]read more
More than two out of every five Americans will need long term care at some point during their lifetime. Long term care typically encompasses assistance with daily living activities such as: bathing, feeding, dressing and eating. When people require long term care, they are in their most vulnerable state of their lifetime. This precise reason […]read more
Elder abuse is just the tip of the iceberg: watching your relatives age is already a difficult experience. This difficult experience can turn into a nightmare when a caregiver you thought trustworthy takes advantage of someone you love. Elder abuse includes physical and mental abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Elder abuse is a growing problem […]read more
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