When most people think of elder abuse, they think of physical or mental distress or injury.
However, abuse can be financial as well, and elderly individuals are particularly susceptible to financial abuse and exploitation.
Any time an unauthorized individual… Read More
A federal ruling that would preserve the right for patients and their families to sue nursing homes and long term care facilities has been temporarily blocked by a U.S. District Court judge for the Northern District of Mississippi.
The proposed ruling,… Read More
Every second of every day, an elderly adult over the age of 65 falls. The issue has become so common that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that falls are now the leading cause of injuries and death among elderly Americans.
In… Read More
Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be a scary experience. You are trusting strangers to make sure they are properly cared for and kept safe, healthy and happy. When accidents or injuries occur due to negligence or malpractice it can be terrifying… Read More
Nobody puts an elderly loved one in a nursing home lightly. It's a difficult decision, placing the care of your beloved family member into the hands of someone you may barely know. You trust the facility to take good care of your relative, to provide… Read More
If you have a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility who is the subject of neglect, abuse or injury that could have been avoided, you are certainly entitled to compensation for the suffering experienced. It is important to gather all… Read More
Placing an elderly loved one into nursing home care is painful and stressful. Nobody wants to admit that they cannot care for someone so close to them. Those placed into the homes are often full of resentment, feeling abandoned and unwanted. These feelings… Read More
When a loved one takes up residence in a nursing home, you and they trust that the home will provide adequate care, living assistance, and protection against physical and mental medical conditions. Generally speaking, nursing homes provide excellent care.… Read More