Elder Abuse At Nursing Homes Needs To End | Jeffrey Herman
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Elder Abuse At Nursing Homes Needs To End

Friday, Jan 11, 2019.

When you are faced with the tough choice to put your loved one into a nursing home, we know that it is not a decision you take lightly. Often, it is necessary because the needs of the people we love become more than we are able to handle on our own. Searching for a great

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The Reality Of Elder Abuse In Nursing Homes

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018.

Today we want to talk about something that, quite frankly, does not get talked about enough – elder abuse. Specifically, we want to talk about abuse in nursing homes. It is a reality that many people have to face difficult decisions when it comes to elderly family members. While nobody wants to put their loved

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(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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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