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  • Will Texas Ever Fix Its Nursing Home Problem?
    Posted on September 9, 2016 in News

    More than once in the past five years, Texas has been ranked as one of the worst states in the U.S.  for nursing home care.  One such rating should be bad enough, but a continuing trend of poor ratings begs …

  • 5 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on April 1, 2016 in News

    For the families of the 1.4 million individuals living in nursing homes across the United States, it is important to understand and recognize the 5 signs of nursing home abuse. There are over 15,000 nursing homes across the country, many …

  • How to Protect Nursing Home Residents from Financial Exploitation
    Posted on November 23, 2015 in Informative

    Financial exploitation is just one form of elder abuse that nursing home residents can experience. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), financial exploitation of the elderly is a serious concern. Some of the most concerning statistics include: Financial …

  • Alleged Violation in Standards of Care at Texas Nursing Home Involving Broken Bones
    Posted on November 17, 2015 in News

    A Texas nursing home is being sued after a resident suffered broken bones stemming from an alleged breach in the standard of medical care. According to the lawsuit, the Dallas resident has filed a lawsuit against LTC Gulf Healthcare DBA …

  • Warning Signs of Financial Exploitation
    Posted on November 17, 2015 in Informative

    It is common to hear in the media about financial exploitation of elderly Americans. Unfortunately, many families are unaware of the signs of financial exploitation, or how they can protect their elderly loved ones from being victimized by this form …

  • How to Prevent Elder Abuse
    Posted on October 27, 2015 in Informative, News

    When posed with the question “how to prevent elder abuse”, it may seem logical that the only preventative measure is keeping elderly loved ones close to home, whether that measure is by caring for them yourself, or placing them in …

  • What is Elder Abuse?
    Posted on October 27, 2015 in Informative, News

    Many people know the basics, but still wonder – overall, what is elder abuse? Elder abuse can be defined and identified in several ways extending well beyond the general idea of physical abuse. In fact, several forms of elder abuse …

  • Elder Abuse Hotlines and Reporting Information
    Posted on October 27, 2015 in News

    Elder abuse is a tragic and difficult situation to understand and overcome. When an individual or family suspects that their loved one is being abused in a nursing home, by another individual, or by a care provider, it is important …

  • Widower Files Lawsuit After Alleging Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Following the Death of His Wife
    Posted on August 13, 2014 in News

    A widower from Putnam County, West Virginia who claims his wife died because of the negligent care she received from a nursing home in the state, has filed a lawsuit against the facility. Chester Rutan has filed a lawsuit naming …

  • 60-Year-Old Oklahoma City Care Worker Guilty of Nursing Home Abuse
    Posted on August 9, 2014 in News

    August 9, 2014 A nursing home worker who abused one of her patients has received a ten year suspended sentence after video footage confirmed her guilt. 60-year-old Elizabeth Kibler, who was an employee of the Grace Living Center in Oklahoma …

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