According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), falls are the leading cause of injuries for seniors. A slip and fall injury can result in minor or serious injuries. While a minor injury may result in bruising, a serious injury … Continue reading
When you put an elder in the care of someone else, you want them to have the proper care. Elder abuse is more common than one would expect. Many elders feel that they can’t talk about any improper behavior as … Continue reading
Few things are as heart-wrenching for families as having to put an elderly relative into a nursing home or care facility. You did so thinking that he or she would get better care than you could provide on your own. … Continue reading
Each year nearly 6 million cases of elder abuse are reported in the United States. This means that approximately 10% of our nation’s elderly population reports being emotionally, physically, or financially abused. The sad truth is that these statistics only … Continue reading
Kirsten Fish is speaking at the 10th Annual Conference on Elder Abuse put on by LAS (Legal Assistance for Seniors) today at 1:30 at UC Hastings College of the Law.