Yearly Archives: 2019

How Inheritance Impatience Leads to Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Blog

Financial abuse of the elderly is a huge problem that costs older Americans more than 36.5 billion dollars per year. Sometimes the abusers are con artists who target seniors, especially elderly who are mentally impaired. Sadly, not all financial abusers are strangers to their victims. Elder abuse is also committed by family members. Sometimes abusive family members…

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California Nursing Homes Continue to Be Understaffed

Nursing Home Blog

Patients in nursing homes will not be properly cared for if the home does not have enough staff members. Understaffing in nursing homes can lead to patients suffering severe injuries, including injuries from falls, bed sores and receiving incorrect medication. For some patients, lack of adequate staffing may even be fatal. California is attempting to…

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Burglaries and Attacks: How Seniors Can Protect Themselves

Nursing Home Blog

Unfortunately, older people are often targeted by criminals. While financial fraud attacks occur through various channels, the scariest of all attacks are robberies and burglaries of seniors' homes. Fortunately, there are steps that seniors and their loved ones can take to increase home safety. The elder abuse lawyers of Garcia Law offices share those tips…

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