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Category: Elder Law

Elder Law

Chemical restraints in a nursing home? They could be abusive

You left your loved one in a nursing home believing that they’d get the right care. You checked in regularly, and everything seemed to be ...
Elder Law

Loneliness can lead to challenges for nursing home residents

Many nursing homes have programs that help keep the residents active and engaged with others. Unfortunately, there are times when residents might be unable to ...
Elder Law

Protecting your loved ones in nursing homes from the coronavirus

As the Covid-19 virus spread around the world, it’s important to remember that elderly people and people with serious health conditions are most at risk ...
Elder Law

Pest infestations can be a warning sign for nursing home neglect

Anywhere that a large population of a single species exists, pests invariably show up. It doesn’t take a young adult living independently very long to ...
Elder Law

Families, courts and feds fight nursing home abuse

If you think, judging from the news media, stories from friends and family or your personal experience, that American nursing homes are in crisis, you’re ...
Elder Law

Understaffing in nursing homes: causes and effects

Nursing home abuse occurs more often than children or friends of older individuals may know. One of the reasons this type of abuse or neglect ...

Elder Law

How an attorney helps victims of elder abuse take action

More than 2 million cases of elder abuse are reported each year — a number that is suspected to be vastly underrepresented. If you suspect that ...
Elder Law

3 Tips for choosing a safe senior living facility

Approximately 47 million seniors live in the United States, a population that is predicted to double within the next 40 years. ...

Elder Law

Nursing home abuse results in multiple lawsuits and shut down

Videos in nursing homes are revealing an unfortunate reality for many elderly residents across the nation. In a recent story by CNN, a Florida nursing ...