California Elder Abuse Blogs

Finding out that a family member or other loved one is suffering elder abuse at the hands of a nursing home, assisted living facility, or other caregiver can be devastating. Knowing that an elderly person is suffering abuse is certainly bad enough, but the confusion of trying to understand what you can do to help […]

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From the time we are babies through childhood, adulthood, and on into our senior years, we do not want to be physically restrained. Outside of situations such as involuntary physical movements and the need for temporary restraints to allow healing, such as in the case of a cast for a broken bone, a restraint by […]

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In November 2017, Jeffrey Lewelling – a wheelchair-bound 55-year old man living in a nursing home after suffering partial paralysis and mental impairment after being struck by a car while on his bicycle in 2004 – was given a cigarette lighter by a staff member of the Mission View Health Center in San Luis Obispo, […]

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