California Elder Abuse Blogs

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California has often been at the forefront of the country in providing legal protections for marginalized classes, including elderly residents of the state as well as those who identify as LGBT. In late 2017, Governor Brown signed into law a bill that provides increased legal protections for Californians who are part of both of those […]

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A common obstacle that victims of elder abuse and their families in California face are tactics used by nursing homes and other elder care facilities to cover up evidence of elder abuse that has occurred by their employees and others. This can manifest in a variety of scenarios. Nursing homes might falsify medical records to […]

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The Star Tribune, Minneapolis’ largest newspaper, released a five-part investigative series in November 2017, entitled “Left to Suffer,” highlighting the difficult plight that senior citizens across Minnesota face, and the widespread prevalence of elder abuse. The well-researched and devastating expose focuses on, among other things, the failure of state and local authorities in Minnesota to […]

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