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Elder Abuse Attorneys Assist Victims of Nursing Home Falls

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Every year, approximately 1,800 seniors living in nursing homes die due to injuries sustained in falls, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Among survivors, injuries often result in permanent disability and a lower quality of life. Seniors living in nursing homes fall at double the rate of other seniors. Nursing home residents…

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Elder Abuse Attorneys, Multidisciplinary Teams Can Help Stop Harm to Seniors

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At least 10 percent of U.S. seniors suffer from elder abuse, both in long-term care communities and in homes with family members. Without intervention, elder abuse can result in long-term, detrimental consequences, including physical injury, mental illness and death. A research review recently published in New England Journal of Medicine indicates that elder abuse is…

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Why Don’t People Report Elder Abuse?

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Elder abuse may not have the splashy public relations campaign that other types of abuse may have, but it is happening – and at an alarming rate. Current figures from National Council on Aging report elder abuse as happening to 1 of every 10 Americans ages 60 and over, with only 1 of every 14…

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