World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Is June 15th: What To Know

Posted on May 16, 2023
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is observed on June 15th every year to raise awareness about the abuse and neglect faced by the elderly population across the world. The United Nations General Assembly officially recognized this day in December 2011 and it is now observed in more than 90 countries.  Elder Abuse is...
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Who is Liable in a Nursing Home Fall Accident Case?

Posted on October 31, 2022
The party responsible in a nursing home fall accident case can vary depending on the circumstances. However, nursing homes are obligated to ensure that residents do not suffer preventable harm. Therefore, nursing homes can often be held liable for a fall accident.  Like businesses, nursing home facilities are required by law to provide a...
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Should You Rely on the Government Star Rating When Choosing a Nursing Home?

Posted on May 16, 2016
Finding quality care in a nursing home is a very serious issue, especially when you are looking for a home for a loved one. Most nursing home residents are particularly vulnerable and reports of abuse, neglect and substandard care have become commonplace. In order to help families find a safe place for their loved...
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