Monthly Archives: August 2014

Caregivers and Elder Abuse

Abuse of the elderly has long been a problem throughout the U.S. and elsewhere. Aside from young children, our elder loved ones are the most vulnerable to both physical and mental harm; thus, predatory behavior even among those given care … Continue reading

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Simple Misconduct in Nursing Homes

It is a sad fact of many nursing homes today that misconduct occurs almost routinely. It is often very difficult on families when it becomes necessary to place a loved one in a nursing home. One would hope that the … Continue reading

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Elder Investment Fraud

  People in their so-called “golden years” should be free to enjoy the fruits of a long and productive life. All too often, however, the elderly fall prey to unscrupulous individuals who take advantage of their vulnerability. The result is … Continue reading

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Hidden Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

It is troubling to consider how often nursing home neglect and abuse occurs; recent studies reported by a Tampa nursing home neglect attorney indicate as many as one in three nursing homes have been cited for elder abuse violations. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Falls

One of the primary reasons that compel families to place a loved one in a nursing home is the danger of falling at home. Sadly, in many cases, the risk of falling in a nursing home may be as great … Continue reading

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