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Elder Abuse That Leads To Lawsuit

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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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Spreading Valentine’s Day Love to the Elderly

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you probably already have plans to give your significant other beautiful roses, chocolates, and a great dinner. But don’t forget, this day is to express love to all who hold a special place in your heart – including your elderly loved ones. This year, consider making Valentine's Day a…

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How to Treat Elderly Depression Naturally

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When it comes to depression, it is not an issue that just affects young people or middle-aged adults. About 6 million elderly, age 65 and older, are affected by depression in the United States. Stressful life issues can bring these feelings to the forefront. Whether the elder has  recently lost a loved one, has been diagnosed with…

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Nursing Home Abuse Caught on Social Media

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Every nursing home resident deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. It's shocking to think that nursing home staff would mentally abuse their patients by exposing them to public humiliation. Yet that is exactly what happened in at least several dozen incidents over the last few years where staff took pictures and videos of…

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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 & Medby recognize the vastness of abuse and why it should concern everyone. Is Elder Abuse Always Based on…

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Kentuckians Weigh in on Elder Abuse

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145 people ages 25 and older with elderly parents in Kentucky were surveyed about their opinions on elder care providers. We sought out to determine the amount of trust Kentuckians have in elder care providers. We did this by asking the respondents questions about their preferences for elderly care providers and their confidence in these…

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