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What Do I Look for When Hiring an Elder Abuse Lawyer?

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When faced with elder abuse and/or elder neglect, you need a legal team that provides you with knowledge, care and efficiency. We discuss three things to consider when hiring an elder abuse lawyer. #1: Experience in Elder Abuse Law You … Continue reading

Elder Abuse on Social Media: How Can I Protect My Loved One?

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The National Council on Aging (NCOA) estimates that one in 10 Americans aged 60 or older have experienced some type of elder abuse. Nursing home and assisted-living residents may become the victims of abuse and neglect at the hands of … Continue reading

Top 10 Signs of Financial Elder Abuse in California

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Financial elder abuse is one of the top types of elder abuse in the country. Over five million elderly residents currently reside in California alone. Elders may be easy targets for unscrupulous caregivers, family members and scam artists. Unfortunately, financial … Continue reading

What to Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

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Have you noticed signs of nursing home abuse or nursing home neglect? Take action. Our nursing home abuse lawyers explain what to do if you suspect nursing home abuse or neglect. Step #1: Ensure Your Loved One’s Safety If you … Continue reading

Falls in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

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Most falls in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are preventable. One or more falls can be a sign of nursing home neglect. These facilities should have fall protocols and prevention plans in place to help reduce the risk of … Continue reading

Nursing Home Neglect During the Coronavirus Outbreak in California

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults have a higher risk of suffering serious complications due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). This means that during the coronavirus pandemic, elderly individuals are more vulnerable to suffering serious … Continue reading

How to Recognize the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

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The signs of nursing home abuse are not always obvious, especially given the nature of nursing home care. It is important to know how to recognize any clues pointing to potential nursing home abuse or neglect, so that you can … Continue reading

What Families Need to Know About Elder Abuse and Coronavirus

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) has begun to sweep across the nation and the federal government has declared it a national emergency. Nursing home and assisted living facility residents are particularly vulnerable to suffering fatal pneumonia from COVID-19. Long term care facilities in … Continue reading

How Do I Report Elder Abuse in California?

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Elders and dependent adults represent an especially vulnerable group of people. This is because physical and mental limitations often make elderly and dependent individuals a target for abuse. Elder abuse can come in many forms, sometimes at the hands of … Continue reading

Who Can Sue for Elder Abuse or Neglect?

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Who Can Sue for Elder Abuse or Neglect? In California, the California Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act protects elderly residents who are 65 years of age or older, as well as dependent adults between the ages of … Continue reading

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