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More Resources Needed to Fight Financial Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Blog

Financial abuse of seniors is shockingly common. Every year, seniors in the United States lose tens of billions of dollars to financial scams and fraud. Equally tragic is that not enough is being done to prosecute these fraud cases. Few Cases of Financial Elder Abuse Get Prosecuted The problem has many dimensions. When the person committing the…

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How Technology Is Revolutionizing Elder Care

Nursing Home Blog

When it comes to your older loved ones, technology is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, but for elder care, technology is making brilliant strides in creating a better quality of life. In fact, the so-called "Internet of Things" is creating a much safer world for seniors who rely on others for…

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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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