(Dis)Respecting the Elderly
attorney in Ventura County at the Law Offices of Jeffrey Herman is equipped with the education and resources to document everything that has happened in the elder person life. With him, on your side, he will use his best investigative practices to ensure that you or your loved one get to the financial resources necessary to be placed in a safer home. Call at 805-983-2344 for a free consultation.
Logo 805-983-2344
500 E. Esplanade Drive Suite 600 Oxnard, CA 93036

(Dis)Respecting the Elderly

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018.

Growing up we were always told to respect those who were older than us. We are fed these narratives of happy families with grandparents who live close or near to their children and grandchildren. Yet, when we think about our own experiences or those around us, we see that this isn’t always the truth. We

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

New Changes to Residency Requirements for California Veterans Homes

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018.

CalVet is currently updating the rules associated with admissions at California Veteran Homes.  They will be updating their eight facilities in California. CalVet meets the housing needs of over 2,200 veterans in Ventura County and nearby cities as well as their spouses or domestic partners. Military widows and widowers may also qualify to receive these

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

Shocking Truth About Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes During the Holidays (Make Your Loved Ones Are Safe!)

Friday, Dec 29, 2017.

I’m sure your Christmas checklist is long already – and you’re probably busy with your holiday preparations, but add this to your Christmas checklist: “Visit my mom/dad, grandma/grandpa in a nursing home.” By doing so, you can protect your loved one from elder abuse, which is usually on the rise during the holiday season. Our

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

California Nursing Home Fined $100, 000 after Death of Resident

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017.

A nursing home in California was recently fined $100K by the state after officials discovered the death of the resident was partly caused by the facility’s negligence. The resident was suffering from Alzheimer’s, a disease that affects brain function, including memory loss. Apparently, the resident was walking around unsupervised causing him to fall several times.

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

Protecting seniors with dementia

Thursday, Dec 07, 2017.

Seniors with dementia are more vulnerable to elder abuse. They are easy targets since some things they say might not be believed due to their condition. Dementia can make the individual become more forgetful. In order to protect a loved one suffering from this condition, you must learn to spot the warning signs and contact

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

Identifying elder abuse this holiday season

Friday, Nov 17, 2017.

‘Tis the perfect time for families to come together to celebrate the holiday season! But it is very difficult for those families that have a loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Residents are very happy when their families take time out of their busy schedule to visit them. However, if you

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

Medication errors can lead to elder abuse

Friday, Oct 13, 2017.

Elderly people living in nursing homes, as well as their families, trust these facilities to provide adequate care and administer the right medications to improve their deteriorating health. But this is not always the case. In California, these facilities are required by law to properly administer, store, and monitor these medications. Notwithstanding the legal requirements,

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

Common types of elder abuse

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017.

Old age is a time when the body is particularly fragile. Many elderly need someone to take care of them during this difficult period of their lives. Whether cooking a fresh meal, administering medicament, or companionship, they need someone they can trust but unfortunately this is not always the case. It’s important to learn about

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

Thousand Oaks Hospital Sued for Elder Abuse

Friday, Jun 23, 2017.

The elderly require a little extra care especially when they become ill. Medical care is crucial to their continued quality of life.When your elderly mother or father requires hospitalization you should be able to have full confidence in the quality of care and their safety during their visit. That is not always the case however

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH

The Growing Problem of Elder Abuse

Wednesday, Jun 07, 2017.

Ventura County is growing older. Baby Boomers make up a large segment of the population throughout Southern California. Many Boomers are now reaching the stage in their lives where they will require elder care and assistance. Unfortunately, far too many seniors become the victims of elder abuse. Many suffer in silence and feel powerless. Elder

CONTINUE READING

SHARE US WITH