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Protecting Your Parents Against Elderly Abuse

July 1, 2021

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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Where to Report Financial Abuse of the Elderly

June 22, 2021

Do you suspect that a loved one is the victim of financial abuse? Are you wondering where you can report it? Our Colorado senior abuse attorneys explain where to begin to report elder abuse. Reporting Financial Abuse of the Elderly in Colorado To report financial abuse of the elderly in Colorado: Make a report to…

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What Is Considered Elder Abuse?

June 22, 2021

According to the Colorado Health Institute¹, more than 11,000 claims of elder abuse are filed each year in the State of Colorado. Nearly half of long-term care residents report being abused, and 95% of residents report knowing of abuse that occurred to someone else. In other words, elder abuse is an epidemic in Colorado. When…

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Protecting Against Elder Financial Abuse

May 12, 2021

Elder abuse continues to be a problem in Colorado and throughout the United States. According to the Adult Protective Services Association, seniors are most likely to be financially exploited by someone they know and trust 1. Protecting your loved one from financial abuse is a critical part of ensuring their safety and good health. However,…

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

April 23, 2020

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…

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How Current National Laws Are Affecting Nursing Home Residents’ Rights

June 25, 2018

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…

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Is Your Loved One Getting Abused in the Nursing Home?

March 8, 2018

You want the best for your elderly family members, and sometimes that can mean placing them in a care facility. If your loved one lives in a nursing home, directly influencing their caretaking is more difficult. So if someone there were abusing your loved one, wouldn’t you want to find out about it and put…

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How to Report Elder Abuse

January 17, 2018

Elder abuse is a serious epidemic in Colorado and throughout the United States. If you suspect elder abuse, you need to report it to the right person or agencies. Where do you report elder abuse? How can you stop elder abuse? Here’s what you need to know from our Denver attorneys for elder abuse. How…

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Recognizing Financial Fraud and Ways to Help

January 3, 2018

Financial exploitation is one of the most common forms of elder abuse. As the elderly person being taken advantage of might not realize what’s happening, this particular form of abuse too often flies under the radar, causing big problems for the elder down the road. Unfortunately, elders are likely victims of financial fraud for several…

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Defining Elder Abuse: Neglect

December 28, 2017

Bed sores, soiled clothing, missing dentures, and too much alone time can all seem like symptoms of old age—but it’s not that simple. They are also possible signs one of the most common forms of elder abuse: neglect. Neglect occurs when caregivers fail to fulfill responsibilities when it comes to the elder’s care. This failure…

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