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What are Signs that Your Loved One Might be a Victim of Elder Abuse?

Approximately one in six Americans aged 60 or older has experienced some sort of abuse. Some have been abused in their own homes by family members or relatives, while others have been mistreated or neglected in nursing home facilities. Unfortunately, as elderly people grow older and weaker, they may be incapable of recognizing signs of abuse. Even if they do, they may not be able to clearly Read More >>

Understaffing At Nursing Homes Often Leads To Elder Abuse Including Bedsores and Falls

As the U.S. population ages, the need for quality elder care increases nationwide. Often, families turn to skilled nursing facilities to provide the best care for their loved ones. But some estimates reveal an alarmingly disproportionate ratio of staff to residents that can result in negligence and abuse. On average, U.S. nursing homes have one aide on duty for every 10 residents, based on Read More >>