Choosing nursing home, assisted living or in-home medical care is complicated, difficult and often an emotional process. The last thing on your mind is the possibility that those responsible for the care of some of our most vulnerable citizens would abuse or neglect their patients.
But it does happen all too often, which is why you should know the signs of elder abuse and how to find quality care for the older loved ones in your life. Click here to read the entire nursing home news letter right now!
- Adults 65-plus make up 13 percent of the population, numbering more than 40 million.
- A Culture of Denial, a Failure to Act: CNN investigation uncovers rampant sexual assault in elder care facilities – and little accountability.
- ONLINE ABUSE- Social media abuse of nursing home residents often goes unchecked, reports NPR.