North Carolina Dementia Sufferers Susceptible to Nursing Home Abuse

Charlotte, NC-The Alzheimer’s Society of America estimates that there are approximately 5.3 million people suffering from dementia in the U.S. That’s already a pretty large number of people struggling with the devastating disease, but the…

How Can I Tell If My Loved One is the Victim of Abuse or Neglect in their Springfield, Illinois Nursing Home?

Springfield, IL- With approximately 3 million people living in nursing homes, assisted living and other long-term care facilities throughout the U.S., it should come as no surprise that nursing home abuse and neglect is fairly common. It affects…

Nursing Home Abuse Goes Digital as Staff Members Post Degrading Photos of Residents Online

Brooklyn, NY- Nursing home abuse can take many forms but in the digital age it is manifesting in a new and disturbing way. Staff members are increasingly posting humiliating and degrading photos and videos of residents on various social media…

What are the Options to Resolve my North Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Claim?

Charlotte, NC- When choosing a nursing home, you are probably like most Charlotte families and go through a great deal of trouble to choose the right facility. You check a facility’s safety record, staffing levels, check with state agencies…

How Can I Help my Loved One Living in a Nursing Home Avoid Loneliness during the Holiday Season?

Springfield, IL- It’s the holidays and for residents of nursing homes, this time of year can be very lonely. The rate of depression among the elderly in long-term care facilities is 50 percent, according to the Kansas State University’s…

The Dangers of Unlicensed Nursing Homes in Houston

Houston, TX- With a growing senior population there is a great demand for long-term care facilities and some of that demand is being met by unlicensed facilities. These unlicensed facilities may appear to filling in a gap but in many cases they…

Is Your Loved One Being Abused in their North Carolina Nursing Home?

Charlotte, NC- There are approximately 3 million people living in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in the U.S. according to the National Center on Elder Abuse estimates. Many of those residents are elderly and suffer from health…

Being Victimized is the Main Reason Elders Don’t Want to Go Into Nursing Homes

Charlotte, NC- For the elderly, there are plenty of reasons to resist being placed in a nursing home. It’s a big transition and we could make an extensive list of those reasons, but a past study from the U.K. shows that the majority of elderly…

Chemical Restraint in Illinois Nursing Homes

Springfield, IL- The population of nursing homes continues to rise as does the number of people who need to enter a nursing home within the next two decades. That means we’ll need more long-term care facilities, and already established ones…

What are My Options if my Loved One Has Been abused in an Illinois Nursing Home?

Chicago, IL- Placing an elderly loved one in an Illinois nursing home can be a daunting prospect for a family. They often worry that their loved one will be abused or neglected and that fear is well-founded as nearly one in ten seniors face…