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Elder Abuse That Leads To Lawsuit

Elder Abuse, General, Nursing Home Blog

Elder abuse is a continuing legal concern for victims and their families who entrust the care of their loved ones to a nursing home or care facility. Elder abuse is a broad term and can encompass many behaviors that harm, violate or exploit older adults. Assisted living facilities and nursing homes across the nation have…

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When Seniors Are Scammed, Their Caregivers Suffer Too

Nursing Home Blog

There are horrible people who take advantage of vulnerable seniors. Scams and financial fraud cost seniors in the United States an astonishing $36.5 billion per year, according to a study from True Link, which found that the amount scammed was 12 times higher than researchers previously thought. The scammers are sneaky. Almost half of the $36.5…

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Proposed Bill in California to Make Discrimination Against LGBT Nursing Home Residents Illegal

Nursing Home Blog

California advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people are grappling with the needs of the growing community of LGBT seniors. Two State Senators from San Francisco introduced a bill in the California State Senate called the "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Long-Term Care Facility Resident’s Bill of Rights," which would make it…

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