New Nursing Homes Initiatives: What the 2022 State of the Union Means for You
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New Nursing Homes Initiatives: What the 2022 State of the Union Means for You

In his 2022 State of the Union address, U.S. President Joe Biden announced new initiatives to improve the quality of nursing home care¹. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is ready with new measures to hold long-term facilities accountable for the care they provide. The goal is to reduce nursing home negligence and…

Elder Abuse in a Residential Long-Term Care Facility
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Elder Abuse in a Residential Long-Term Care Facility

According to the National Association of Nursing Home Attorneys1, one-third of nursing home residents witness abuse each year. About 10% of seniors say that they have been personally victimized by elder abuse. The mistreatment of our nation’s seniors is an epidemic. Our Colorado lawyers for elder abuse in residential long-term care facilities work each day…

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Protecting Your Parents Against Elderly Abuse

As a personal injury law firm, we often meet victims of elder abuse and neglect. Unfortunately, it can be challenging for adult children to protect their parents against elderly abuse. Recognizing the signs and symptoms and knowing what to do if you suspect wrongful treatment of a loved one is vital to ensuring their safety….

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Nursing Home Negligence and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Some of the hardest-hit groups from the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been in nursing homes. Outbreaks have affected entire communities. Because nursing home residents tend to be vulnerable, the suffering has been particularly high. For many nursing home residents, the response to Coronavirus has been too little, too late. Their families may be left wondering…

How Current National Laws Are Affecting Nursing Home Residents’ Rights

Placing your elderly loved ones into nursing home care is difficult. Knowing that they have certain rights and levels of protection to ensure they are getting the best care possible can help make the situation a little easier. However, not all care facilities in the United States actively comply with the 1987 Nursing Home Reform…