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Are Cameras in Nursing Homes a Good Idea?

Elder abuse is absolutely abhorrent, and friends and family members should do everything they can to prevent their elderly loved ones from becoming the victims of abuse. Over the last few years, enhanced technology has made it more economically feasible for family members to place surveillance cameras in their loved ones’ nursing home rooms. Here,

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Ways to Help Prevent Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is abhorrent, and it is not something that many people imagine could happen to our loved ones. Unfortunately, elder abuse is much more common than most people realize. According to data available from the National Council on Aging, around one out of every ten Americans aged 60 and over have experienced some form

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How to Know if a Nursing Home Has a History of Abuse & Neglect

If you have made the difficult choice to put your loved one in a nursing home, then it is crucial that you understand the history of the facility where your loved one is located. The last thing your elderly loved one should ever have to deal with is abuse or neglect of any kind. There

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How Family Can Help Ensure Good Nursing Home Care

If you have made the choice to place your loved one in an assisted living facility, then it is crucial that you choose a facility you are comfortable with, and that will properly care for your loved one. Family members often agonize over these decisions, and rightfully so. You are turning over the care of

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Communicating with Loved Ones in Nursing Homes During COVID-19

It has become clear that nursing home residents face more risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 than almost any other group. Estimates show that between 35% and 40% of all fatalities caused by the coronavirus have happened in nursing homes. This has led to states all over the country imposing visitation restrictions on

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Assisted Living and COVID-19: Questions to Ask

According to data available from the New York Times, approximately 35% of all coronavirus-related fatalities in the United States have come from nursing home residents and staff members. If your loved one resides in an assisted living facility or you are considering placing them in one, this may be an incredibly scary time for you

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Warning Signs of Elder Abuse

The study of elder abuse in the healthcare environment is difficult to quantify and address. Most cases likely go unreported, and the number that does get reported is close to 5 million and increases every year. There are many different types of abuse, each more devastating and cruel to think about than the last. The reality is

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Dementia-Related Wandering in Nursing Homes

If you have a loved one who suffers from dementia, you probably understand wandering is a normal symptom of the disease. Psychologically, the person could be experiencing some level of interaction with the past or a thought of action such as finding a necklace or escaping a noisy environment. In nursing homes, this can make

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“Joel and his team were the help I needed to approach the nursing home that didn't take good care of my grandmother. She was compensated for the injuries she suffered as a result from their abuse.”

Andrea C.

“When on of the most tragic events happened in my life, Joel and Jason were there for me when I needed someone the most. They both were very professionaal, honest, compassionate, and supportive.”

Brent R.

“Joel was amazingly accessible, by phone, email and often, in person, and still is. He is a professional with an understanding heart, and a sense of humor. I still feel very fortunate to have him on my side.”

Michelle B.
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