Why Elder Abuse Goes Unreported

Why Elder Abuse Goes Unreported

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It is impossible to know exactly how much elder abuse goes unreported in the U.S., for the basic reason that it is unreported. But researchers have been able to put together estimates based on voluminous data which suggests that, while as many as 1 in 10 elderly persons experiences elder abuse in a given year, […]

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Sexual Elder Abuse

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When you entrust the care of a loved family member to a nursing home or assisted living facility, sexual abuse may be so unthinkable of a concern as to not cross your mind. But, federal data indicates that 16,000 complaints of sexual abuse were made by or on behalf of residents of nursing homes and […]

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Why You Should Not Sign a Nursing Home Agreement With an Arbitration Clause

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Arbitration is a legal process that was once mostly confined to disputes involving unions, professional guilds, and large-scale business conflicts where the players wanted to stay out of the headlines. But, more and more, large businesses are using arbitration as a way to defeat ordinary consumers from being able to pursue their rights in court. […]

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