Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect on the Rise

A recent article in Reuters about Georgia nursing home abuse referred to a congressional report from 2012 indicating that every 1 out of 3 nursing homes in the United States has recorded instances of nursing home abuse or neglect. The elderly, handicapped, and disabled members of our nation’s families are the most fragile and least [...]

By | September 20th, 2013|Elder Abuse and Neglect, General|0 Comments

Georgia Elder Abuse Awareness Day Highlights Growing Problem

Elder Abuse Reporting for the State of Georgia states that APS or Adult Protective Services receives over 500 calls a month specifically related to elderly abuse and in the United States, APS deals with more than 450,000 new cases of elder abuse every year. Georgia Elders with Dementia Experience Higher Rates of Abuse The ever [...]

By | June 19th, 2013|Elder Abuse and Neglect, Elder Law|0 Comments