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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Signs of Elder Abuse and Neglect

Many of us have relatives and loved ones in nursing homes, and we trust they are being well cared for. Most of the time, nursing homes provide necessary resources, support and medical attention for our family members. But unfortunately, when patients are ignored or abused, the results can be devastating.According…

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How Good is Your Nursing Home?

According to a recent article in the New York Times, the federal government stated that it intends to change the way it measures nursing homes to make it more difficult for a facility to earn a four or five star rating. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) created…

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What Legal Rights Do Nursing Home Residents Have?

Your guide to the nursing home laws & resident rights you need to know about before moving into a nursing home.When you move a loved one into a nursing home, it can feel like unfamiliar territory. Unless you’ve dealt with nursing homes in the past, there are countless unknowns on…

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