Feds: Nursing Homes Under Report Abuse and Neglect

Chicago, IL- People take great care in choosing a safe and well-run nursing home for their elderly loved one. This often includes checking the ratings of nursing homes issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, but a recent federal…

Iowa Nursing Home Fined for Fatal Nursing Home Fall

Des Moines, IA- We put out elderly loved ones in nursing home because we want them to safe from harm and get the daily care they need. Many nursing home residents are infirm and have limited mobility so nursing homes use mechanical lifts to…

Two Common Health Issues Caused by Nursing Home Neglect

Lake County, IL- Having good health, no matter what your age, is a concern for most people. For ourselves, we take the necessary steps to ensure we are in good health. But say were are too old, suffer from a cognitive disorder, or are in some…

Alabama Nursing Home Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Resident’s Money

Birmingham, AL-The elderly are vulnerable and can face many abuses at the hands of their caregivers. Verbal and physical abuse and neglect are common abuses nursing home residents face, but financial exploitation is by far the most common, accounting…

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: Is My Loved One at Risk?

Milwaukee, WI- Elder abuse both in the home at in nursing homes is a serious issue. The National Council on Elder Abuse estimates that one in ten elderly persons face some form of verbal, physical and sexual abuse. Nursing home residents are…

Illinois Nursing Home Employee Gets Mistrial for Sexual Assault Case

Lake County, IL- There are a number of abuses Illinois nursing home residents can be subjected. While any abuse of elderly person is unjustifiable and wrong, sexual abuse is especially repulsive and detestable.  When a resident is sexually…

Illinois Congresswoman Introduces Legislation to Improve Nursing Home Care

Chicago, IL- The type of care a loved one receives in a nursing home is important. Many cases of neglect in nursing homes can be linked to the quality of care a resident receives. Many nursing homes and other long term facilities in Illinois…