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6 Abuse-Prevention Projects Supported by ACL

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) functions largely on the motto that “the best way to intervene in the problem of elder abuse is to prevent it from happening.” In their mission to prevent elder abuse, they conduct a large amount of research, financially support studies and organizations, and provide a number of resources for …

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Support Nursing Home Provisions in Appropriations Bill

As 2022 is coming to a close, it is important to plan for the coming year and take stock of what we’ve already accomplished. This year the Biden administration turned vital attention to low nursing home staff numbers that have plagued the industry for decades. The administration proposed important regulations that would require a staffing …

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Holley v. Silverado: Elder Neglect & Wrongful Death Settlement & Case

Winning cases is always a proud achievement, especially because we know it obtains legal justice for the victim, holds the nursing home or care facility accountable for their negligence, and offers some comfort to the victim’s family as they grieve and try to understand the circumstances surrounding their loved one’s injury or death. In the …

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Inspiring Unity: Celebrating Residents’ Rights Month this October

It’s finally October, which means we are in full swing of celebrating Residents’ Rights Month! This is a great time to familiarize yourself with the prevalence and effects of elder abuse in nursing homes, as well as take time to visit with elderly members of your community. This year’s Residents’ Rights Month theme is “Inspiring …

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Key Findings in the Post-COVID For-Profit Nursing Home Investigation

Time and again we see ample evidence proving that the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked unfathomable damage on nursing home residents and staff. And as of September 2022, we have even more substantiated evidence of widespread neglect, staffing shortages, and more. In the past few days, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis published some of their …

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