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How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About Elder Abuse

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If you suspect that an elderly loved one is suffering from abuse, be it physical, emotional, sexual or financial, it is essential that you address your concerns. Elder abuse affects millions of Americans every year, and yet many cases go unreported. The reasons for this include the fact that many of those who are being…

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5 Steps to Avoid Elder Abuse Before It Happens

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Neglect and abuse of the elderly – physical, sexual, emotional, or financial – is nothing short of a tragedy. Elderly people deserve respect, love and the highest standard of care, and those who choose to make that difficult decision to put an older loved one in a nursing home want to believe their family members…

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5 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

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For many people, making the decision to place an elderly loved one in a professional nursing home or assisted living facility is extremely difficult and painful. You want to believe that your loved one will be treated with respect and dignity, and that they are receiving the highest standard of care possible. Unfortunately, nursing home…

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Kentucky Nursing Home Abuse in the News

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Nursing homes are intended to support and care for our loved ones — but, alarmingly, they can also do the opposite. A recent nursing home abuse case has shocked the state of Kentucky, leading Kentucky’s Attorney General to issue a statement on the pressing issue. Two dependent adults, residents of Somerset’s Oakwood Manor facility, are alleged…

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2nd National Elder Abuse Symposium to be Held in California

Archives, Nursing Home Blog, Wrongful Death

This December, the National Elder Abuse Symposium will take place in Anaheim, California. The conference will teach attendees how to identify, investigate, and prosecute cases involving elder and dependent adult abuse. At Garcia & Artigliere, our role as elder law attorneys involves detailed study and practice in this area. This conference is designed to provide the…

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