Nursing Home Abuse

Recognizing The Signs of Elder Abuse

November 10, 2016

Deciding to place an elderly family member in a nursing home can be a very difficult decision, and it gets even more difficult when you’re not sure if they’re truly being taken care of. Elders may seem fine when you visit with them, but they may be hiding details of abuse for fear or embarrassment—or…

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Why nursing home errors result in wrongful death

March 9, 2016

In the United States, more than 1.4 million adults older than 65 live in a nursing home, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This number is predicted to rise to about 3 million by 2030 as an aging population lives longer. With the rise in an aging population, abuse against…

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How to prevent serious nursing home injuries by taking precautions

February 25, 2016

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, nearly 600,000 Coloradans are now 65+ years old – that’s an increase of almost 47 percent from 2003. That’s the third highest rate of growth in the nation, and by 2030 the number is projected to increase by nearly 77 percent. While Colorado has a…

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Just say no! How to protect seniors from financial abuse and scams

November 10, 2015

When most people hear the term “elder abuse” they usually imagine physical or emotional neglect or abuse, but in fact, financial exploitation and abuse impacts our seniors at an even greater rate. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s National Center on Elder Abuse major financial exploitation was self-reported at higher rates…

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What you need to know to stop caregiver elder abuse

September 10, 2015

In Colorado, elder abuse is a growing epidemic, and with more of our seniors choosing to spend their golden years at home, they risk becoming victims to greater abuse by family caregivers. Surprisingly, only 3.4 percent of the 65+ population live in institutional settings, such as nursing homes. According to the National Center on Elder…

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What Are You Doing to Protect Your Family From Elder Abuse?

July 9, 2015

Today, the United States has the greatest number of citizens aged 65 and older — that’s 40.3 million elderly Americans. By 2050, that number will jump to an astounding 88.5 million, with Colorado leading the way as one state with the fastest growing aging population. In fact, within the next six years Colorado is expected…

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Protecting Your Parents Against Elderly Abuse

April 15, 2015

Every year, many of our nation’s elders are abused by those around them. It could be a neighbor or someone you know, or it could even be a family member. It can be a difficult situation if you find out that one of your parents has been the victim of abuse. Most people who go…

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How to Identify Nursing Home Neglect

February 25, 2015

Nursing home neglect happens more often than people know. There are times when nursing home staff will not answer questions and will ignore the needs of the patient. Loved ones can become frustrated by the lack of care their loved one is receiving. If you believe this is happening to your loved one, there are…

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5280 Top Lawyers of Denver
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence