Common Myths About Elder Abuse

You may think that elder abuse only happens to people who are living in substandard nursing homes and are too senile to know the difference. You might assume that most abusers of the elderly are strangers, not family. Actually, those are two of the common myths about elder...

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Elder Neglect in California Nursing Homes

Q: Do injuries or deaths from malnutrition or dehydration in a nursing home constitute negligence and elder neglect?

Sadly, nursing home neglect in California is a big problem –especially in homes run by individuals or companies that put profits over the welfare of its...

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What can I do to prevent nursing home abuse?

Receiving compassionate and quality care is important to people as they grow older. Many turn to nursing homes as a way to receive quality care, but the standards of nursing homes can vary widely. California has approximately 110,000 people living in around 1,300 licensed nursing homes, according to the California Department of Justice. California is...
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The Feds Step Up To Nursing Home Abuse

What is being done to fight the abuse of elders Elder abuse in all its forms, whether physical, emotional or financial is a heinous crime and a growing problem not only in California, but across the Nation. That's the bad news. The good news is that the federal government is cracking down on what has...
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