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Abandoned at the Nursing Home: Residents Could Have Perished

California officials allege that staff members and administrators in two retirement facilities in Santa Rosa abandoned residents during last October’s wildfires in Northern […]

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Who Is Liable for Nursing Home Bullying?

Bullying incidents create a chaotic living environment for residents and injury liabilities for nursing home facilities. In nursing homes, up to 20 percent […]

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Getting Help with Elder Abuse

Getting help with elder abuse and neglect can prevent injuries and death. Every year in the United States, over 500,000 cases of elder […]

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The Emotional Consequences of Nursing Home Abuse [infographic]

The emotional consequences of nursing home abuse vary and are often significant, sometimes leading to severe mental health problems, a substantial decline in […]

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Elderly Adults in Nevada Are Losing Their Rights

Elderly adults across the country are losing their legal rights and finances to dishonest court-appointed guardians who are supposed to provide care. Senior […]

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When Calls for Help Go Unanswered

In nursing homes, unanswered calls for help by staff and caretakers can mean the difference between life and death for elderly patients. Unanswered […]

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Nursing Home Neglect: Do Dementia Patients Have the Right to Refuse Care?

Dementia patients have the right to accept or refuse medical care so long as they demonstrate adequate mental capacity. The U.S. Constitution protects […]

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Residents Are Getting Illegally Dumped By their Nursing Homes [infographic]

“Hospital Dumping” is an illegal eviction process for nursing home residents which has become a major concern for the elderly in the U.S. […]

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Are Too Many People Keeping Quiet About Nursing Home Abuse?

A government audit revealed that one in four cases of physical and sexual abuse in nursing homes go unreported due to inadequate Medicare […]

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Are Elders with Dementia More Likely to Be Abused?

Due to a decline in cognitive function, elderly people with dementia are at a much greater risk of abuse and neglect by their […]

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