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What is Self-Neglect and What are Some Signs of it?

Self-neglect is a term that can be “used to describe a vulnerable adult living in a way that puts his or her health, safety, or well-being at risk” [Source: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services]. Many aging individuals…
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Are GA Nursing Home Staff Members Required to Report Abuse or Neglect When they Witness it?

Yes, in fact, Georgia law states that there are many different people who are required by law to file a report when they suspect abuse, neglect, or exploitation is occurring. According to the State of Georgia Department of Human Services Division…
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The Top 7 Reasons to Sue a Nursing Home

The population of senior citizens in the United States is on track to balloon from 15% all the way to all the way to 24% by the year 2060. That means more people will be utilizing nursing homes to help themselves or their loved ones live their…
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How to Report Nursing Home Abuse: What You Need to Know

You might think an advanced, civilized society like ours would know how to take care of its elders. In fact, there are nursing homes and other care facilities all across the nation. Our elderly population has access to healthcare and help with…