California Elder Abuse Blogs

A lot of colorful medication and pills from above on grey wooden background. Copy space. Top view, frame. Painkillers, tablets, generic pills, drugs.

It’s no secret that we are an overmedicated society, and, while we of course depend on the proper administration of certain medications, more and more doctors make heavy medication a first rather than a last resort. This overmedication is one thing when it involves a well-functioning adult working with his or her doctor, but it […]

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Old Man Hands

Victims of elder abuse can often feel like they have many obstacles set before them when they try to obtain justice against those parties who abuse them, whether through physical abuse, mental abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, or financial abuse. In many cases, victims of elder abuse are dependent on others (including the ones who commit […]

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Doctor holding a senior patiens 's hand on a walking stick - special medical care concept for Alzheimer 's syndrome.

 Last month, CNN published an in-depth investigation into what we in the elder abuse bar have known for years: “Vulnerable seniors are being raped and sexually abused by the very people paid to care for” and that this “this little-discussed issue is more widespread than anyone would imagine.” CNN’s reporters found that, by and large, […]

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