Assisted Living Facilities Across El Paso County Experiencing COVID-19 Outbreaks Among Residents

COVID-19 has posed a threat to the health of people around the world and continues to affect our daily lives. The virus has been especially detrimental to the elderly, therefore making nursing homes or assisted living facilities a hotbed for the spread and devastation of the disease. The nature of…

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Shutdown of Union Printers Home Raises Awareness of Elder Care & Nursing Home Abuse

McDivitt Law is Here to Help Your Loved Ones The devastating revelations surrounding the shutdown of the Union Printers Home have left many residents and their families with a lot of questions, frustrations, and heartache. Putting a loved one in a nursing home is an anxiety-inducing process and discovering that…

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How Do You Know If Your Elderly Parent Is Depressed?

Family, food, and fun. Those are the words we hope describe the holiday season. But if you are caring for an elderly parent, the season can also mean worry and stress. Caring for a loved one who is in a nursing home adds extra anxiety to the mix. On top…

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Signs of Elder Abuse & Neglect

Did you know that approximately 2 million seniors over the age of 65 have been mistreated, exploited, or neglected by a caregiver? Many of these cases occur in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, where elderly residents are often unprotected and vulnerable. Abuse and neglect can range from physical abuse…

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How Does a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit Work?

More than 2 million cases of elder abuse are reported every single year, and one in every ten elderly individuals will suffer from some form of elder abuse. Sadly, many of these cases of abuse occur in nursing homes.Finding out that your loved one has been suffering abuse or neglect…

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