Study Finds California Has Highest Elder Abuse Rate in Nation

Study Finds California Has Highest Elder Abuse Rate in Nation

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A recent study by the financial resource center wallethub.com reported that California is tied with Rhode Island and South Carolina for having the highest prevalence of elder abuse in the nation. The study also found that California had fewer public resources available than most other states to combat elder abuse, placing it at number 40 […]

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California Enacts New Protections for LGBT Nursing Home and Assisted Living Residents

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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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What Happens if a Nursing Home Falsifies Records of Elder Abuse?

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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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