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ELDER ABUSE IN NURSING HOMES

While it might come as a surprise… Perpetrators of elder abuse in nursing homes are not always those employed by the facility. In a recent article published in HealthDay, many residents of nursing homes suffer from abuse at the hands of other residents. The article cites a study that concluded that “one in five nursing … Read More

Nursing Homes: Recognizing Elder Abuse

There are nearly 6 million reports of elder abuse in the United States each year. This number indicates that approximately 10% of the elderly population in the United States is reported as a victim of emotional, physical, or financial abuse. The unfortunate truth is these statistics represent only a fraction of the number of actual … Read More

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