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What to Do When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Putting a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult thing. You’re entrusting their safety and well-being to people you don’t know on a daily basis. When abuse arises, you feel angry, betrayed and frustrated at attempts to cover up the situation and avoid responsibility. Learn the signs of nursing home abuse, and how to handle [...]

May 5th, 2016|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

Families of Florida Seniors Should be Alert for Signs of Elder Abuse

Florida is a haven for senior citizens with more than three million residents 65 years and older, representing roughly 16 percent of the state’s population. People retire here from across the nation to take advantage of the warm weather. Unfortunately, elderly residents often reach the point that they can’t take care of themselves, and they [...]

August 7th, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse|Comments Off on Families of Florida Seniors Should be Alert for Signs of Elder Abuse

What To Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Sadly, the National Center for Elder Abuse (NCEA) estimates that between 1-2 million Americans over the age of 65 have been “injured, exploited or otherwise mistreated by someone on whom they depend for care or protection.” The true number of victims could be even higher, since many cases of abuse are never reported. The NCEA [...]

December 5th, 2013|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments