Elderly men and women often have a lot of money that they saved up over their lives. Unfortunately, it is quite common for family members and unscrupulous caregivers to take advantage of an elderly person’s trusting nature and, in some cases, diminished cognitive ability to fleece them out of tens…Read the rest ».
It is unthinkable that your beloved parent or grandparent may be raped or otherwise sexually assaulted by the very people they trust to care for them at a nursing home. However, it is the unfortunate truth that many nursing home residents are sexually abused by their caretakers. It is up…Read the rest ».
It is often a hard decision to put a loved one into a nursing home. After you make that decision, though, you expect that the home you chose will treat your loved one well. Finding signs of elder abuse or neglect is devastating, but there are things you can do…Read the rest ».
Placing your loved one in a nursing home is often a hard decision. You hope that they will be well taken care of, but the truth is that many nursing homes are understaffed and do not perform proper vetting processes for their employees. This can result in elder abuse or…Read the rest ».
We consider the door to the courthouse as a path to justice. At times, there are obstacles in that path. When those obstacles get in the way of our seniors and elderly family members pursuing their rights against nursing homes, we should take notice. Under the Trump administration, the Centers…Read the rest ».
There is a serious trend of failing sanitation standards in many nursing homes in California. This has resulted in a disturbing rise in infections. When federal regulators fail to punish nursing homes for not keeping our loved ones safe, perhaps it is time we do so. Nursing Home Infection Statistics…Read the rest ».
Nursing homes are allowed to evict or discharge residents who cannot pay and no longer need their care. There are certain procedures they must legally follow to perform this discharge, however, including written notice with enough time for the resident to try to find new lodgings. But that’s not what’s…Read the rest ».
Drug rehab abuse. It’s is not something that gets talked about a lot. The last thing most people want to think about is how people at their most vulnerable can be abused and neglected in the very place that’s meant to “cure” them. The reality is, in California and throughout…Read the rest ».
Eviction is one of the biggest threats that can be used against residents in a nursing home or elder care facility. When confronted with having to find a new place to live, some people will simply back down and dismiss a complaint against a neglectful or abusive nursing home. CBS…Read the rest ».
For seniors in California, rain-soaked sidewalks are not the biggest danger during the winter. Falls are more common in the summer months than the winter, a new study by the North American Partners in Anesthesiology found. But the theme the authors of the study really wanted listeners to take away…Read the rest ».