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Hidden Cameras Capture Evidence of Nursing Home Abuse

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Hidden cameras have caught shocking evidence of abuse in nursing homes. In North Carolina, a 68-year-old man recovering from a stroke feared being mistreated in his nursing home, and asked his daughter to place a hidden camera in his room. The video revealed horrible abuse. Nursing Home Staff Berate Resident Instead of Helping Him Because no one had come…

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The Tragedy of Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

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It's horrifying to think about, but thousands of patients in nursing homes have been sexually abused. There have been more than 16,000 complaints of sexual abuse in nursing homes and assisted living facilities since 2000. That number only includes cases where state ombudsmen were involved, so the actual number of incidents is likely to be much higher. Abusers Target Helpless…

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Scammers Turn to Tech

Scammers Turn to Tech to Trick Seniors [Infographic]

Elder Abuse

Using computers, smartphones and social media can be a great way to stay in touch with family, but it can also open up people to potential dangers. New scams using technological advances are targeting senior citizens – these scams can be done over the phone, over the internet, via email or on social media. Scroll…

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Disabled People Are Abused More Often

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Adults with disabilities, unfortunately, are the victims of abuse far more often than adults without disabilities. A research brief from the National Center on Elder Abuse provides some alarming statistics that reveal the scope of the problem: People with disabilities are three times more likely to be the victims of violent crime than people without disabilities. People with…

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The Signs of Emotional Abuse in Nursing Homes

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Nursing home residents are vulnerable to people who try to abuse them. Abusers can be nursing home staff members or other residents. Most nursing home residents are unable to protect themselves from abusers. If you have a loved one living in a nursing home, you should be alert for common signs of elder abuse. It may be…

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