A Guide to Preventing Elder Abuse Each year, thousands of adults over 60 experience some form of elder abuse. According to the World Health Organization(WHO), 1 in 6 seniors have been abused in community settings like nursing homes and assisted living facilities. If you’re concerned about your elderly loved one being abused, taking the following…

Proving Fault in Nursing Home Neglect Cases Nursing home injuries are often the result of neglect by one or more caregivers in the facility. If your loved one received an injury in a nursing home, contacting a lawyer is a great first step to stopping the abuse and holding the caregiver responsible for their negligence….

What’s Involved in a Personal Injury Case?  An accident can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. If you’ve been injured, you may have medical bills and other expenses that racked up while you took time off work to heal. You may be considering filing a personal injury claim to recover damages against the responsible party….

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly Financial exploitation is a fast-growing problem among the elderly. According to the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), financial abuse affects 1 in 20 older Americans. Seniors lose billions of dollars every year due to financial mistreatment, yet many cases still go unreported. Older adults are more vulnerable to this…

Five Ways to Fight Against Elder Abuse Approximately 1 in 6 individuals aged 60 years and older are elder abuse victims. It is a growing problem that is seriously underreported with only 1 in 24 cases ever brought to authorities. Abuse numbers are higher in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, places where you should…

How to Handle an Elder Neglect Case It can be devastating to learn that your elderly family member is a victim of neglect by a caregiver or the facility that they reside in. You have put your trust into these people and agencies to ensure your family member receives the special attention they need in…

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