Yearly Archives: 2016

How Caregivers Can Keep Seniors Safe This Holiday Season

Nursing Home Blog

Taking care of a senior during the holiday season requires extra vigilance and attention on your part. Celebrations call for fireplaces, lit candles, electric lights outside the house and more electric lights inside for tree decoration. Buoyed by the festivities, seniors may try to do more activity than they can handle, which can lead to…

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Spread Holiday Cheer to Seniors This Year

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

  Spread Holiday Cheer to Seniors This Year With the holiday season in full swing, everyone is beginning to prepare presents, plan travels and gather with loved ones. During this time of year, many nursing home residents feel overlooked and lonely. This holiday you and your family can help ease feelings and lift their spirits…

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Volunteering with Seniors This Holiday Season

Nursing Home Blog

Many life-enriching experiences can be had when you volunteer to assist the elderly population. From sharing lessons learned and heartfelt stories, to lending a caring hand or keeping a sharp eye out for wrongful elder abuse, there are countless ways that you can help seniors. Whether you spend an hour each week or find some…

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Injury Prevention Tips for the Elderly

Nursing Home Blog

As we grow older, we are not as spry as we used to be. You may bump into objects in the home. Sometimes, your feet might miss a step on the stairs and you have to grab the railing for support. The occasional stumble or vision issue might just seem like a fact of life.…

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Exploring How Elder Abuse Impacts Those in Its Path

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No one wants to think about elder abuse. It causes irreparable harm to those who have survived the longest and continues to be a major problem in all societies. The elder abuse lawyers at Garcia & Artigliere recognize the vastness of abuse and why it should concern everyone. Is Elder Abuse Always Based on Aggression…

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5 Ways to Stay Safe as a Senior Citizen on Halloween

Nursing Home Blog

Scary costumes, haunted houses, candy-filled bags…it’s that time again – Halloween. While it is a fun and festive time for youth, Halloween is a holiday that strikes fear in the homes of senior citizens. Opening their homes to strangers at night creates all sorts of hazards for the elderly that are all too real. If…

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Prevent Financial Elder Abuse with These Simple Steps

Nursing Home Blog

It is a shame, yet we see it every day. Elder abuse from friends, family members, and associates who steal straight from an individual’s account. Stealing money from someone who is dependent on the thief creates a perfect storm. It can be difficult, if not impossible, to catch this type of criminal activity. After all,…

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