Choosing a Nursing Home
Forms Of Elder Abuse
There are many different forms of elder abuse that can occur, and some warning signs that should
If you or someone you know has experienced elder abuse,
Elder Abuse Foundation is dedicated to the families facing the
difficult decision of placing a loved one in the care of a nursing
home. This site is intended to educate people on the topic of nursing
home abuse that has become one of the greatest law enforcement
challenges of our time. With an estimated 5 million nursing homes
expected to be in operation thirty years from now the problems our
nation faces regarding elder abuse demands
Signs of Nursing
Home Abuse Definitions
Results of Nursing
Nursing Home Regulations l
to Choose a Nursing Home
If you have any questions regarding safety concerns and nursing home prevention, click on a state or select from below to contact an Elderly Abuse Lawyer:
Elderly Abuse News
Michigan Caretaker Charged with Elder Abuse
Recently Michigan police responded to an anonymous 911 call that directed them to the home of an 85-year-old woman and her 50-year-old caretaker son. They discovered what police are calling one of the worst cases of elder abuse neglect they’ve ever encountered.
TN Nursing Home Faces $35M Wrongful Death Suit
The family of Robert A. Young, a 33-year old cerebral palsy patient, recently filed a $35 million wrongful death suit after discovering that the nursing home that cared for him lied about, and likely played a role in, his death. The suit alleges that Young died as a result of nursing home abuse.
Massachusetts Launches New Elder Abuse Initiative
An initiative named "LEAPS" (Leaders in Elder Abuse Prevention) was launched in early October 2008 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, by the Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs and the Middlesex District Attorney.