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Complex Care for Seniors

Seniors Require Complex Care and Face Higher Health Risks

As people age, their needs change. Seniors develop new needs as they get older and require complex care to minimize health risks. Seniors who don’t receive proper complex care are at risk of injury, illness and death. Complex care in seniors creates challenges that must be accommodated, regardless of where the person lives. Many people… Read More

Massachusetts Attorney General

Massachusetts AG Announces Fines on 7 Nursing Homes for Deaths and Injuries

The Massachusetts Attorney General has had enough. In March, Attorney General Maura Healey imposed fines of $30,000 to $200,000 on seven Massachusetts nursing homes that inadvertently killed five residents through systemic failures. One of the victims was Betsy Crane, a woman who resided at Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Westborough, MA. Betsy fell… Read More

What to Know About Reporting Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

What to Know About Reporting Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

If you have evidence that someone is facing nursing home abuse or neglect, act immediately. Whether you’re a caregiver, loved one or resident, reporting nursing home abuse quickly protects the victim from further harm. In a nursing home where several people are involved in the care of residents, it’s easy for signs of abuse and… Read More

What to Know Before Filing Nursing Home Abuse Claims

What to Know Before Filing Nursing Home Abuse Claims

If your loved one is facing nursing home abuse or neglect and you’re ready to take legal action, it’s important to be prepared. Filing nursing home abuse claims correctly and providing accurate information will help investigators determine the best way to protect your loved one and seek justice. People enter nursing homes hoping to receive… Read More

Investigation Finds Georgia Facilities Fail to Prevent Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

Investigation Finds Georgia Facilities Failing to Prevent Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

A recent investigation revealed the Department of Health and Human Services fined six Georgia facilities for failure to report cases of sexual abuse in nursing homes and protect its residents against sexual crimes. Underreporting of Sexual Abuse in Georgia Nursing Homes In at least half of the nursing homes investigated, the unreported sexual abuse occurred… Read More

Elite Miami Mogul Accused of $1 Billion Nursing Home Fraud

Elite Miami Mogul Accused of $1 Billion Nursing Home Fraud

It’s hard to imagine someone treating nursing home patients like livestock, herding them from one facility to the next for $1 billion in profit, but that’s precisely what mogul, Philip Esformes is accused of doing. Esformes is a businessman who lived a comfortable, luxurious lifestyle until the FBI arrested him for the country’s largest nursing… Read More

Financial Abuse Impacts Caregiver Life Savings

Financial abuse against seniors is a chronic problem causing devastation to families who are left to support their elderly loved ones. This is not just an anecdotal claim. A new survey by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has procured some compelling evidence regarding the significant impact of past elder financial abuse cases. Read More

Nursing Home Employee Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison After Assaulting Resident

Stacy Williamson, the daughter of an 85-year-old woman assaulted at her Ohio nursing home, is asking the public to check on their loved ones in nursing homes daily. This warning comes after her mother, Leona Alexander, was violently assaulted by a nursing home staff member in March 2016. Alexander was admitted to Westmoreland… Read More