Elder Care

Steps to Take When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Elder Care

Studies show that as many as 44 percent of nursing home residents fall victim to abuse. This is a shocking number, and one that needs to change. If you think you may have been abused or if you know someone who you think is being abused in a nursing home, we urge you to contact…

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Choosing a Florida Nursing Home for Elders with Dementia

Elder Care

Florida Nursing Home Americans are living longer and healthier lives than at any time before. Many older people only need a little help with certain daily activities around their homes. Others, however, need more extensive, ongoing care; the kind of care that is only found in a residential facility such as a Florida nursing home….

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Nursing Home Neglect: When Patients Go Missing

Florida Nursing Home Attorney Elderly people with dementia who wander away from nursing homes are at serious risk. The dangers include being injured in traffic, a trip and fall with injuries, or the elderly person becoming a victim of crime. Other consequences include illness or injury from exposure to the elements, dehydration, becoming lost, or…

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Dementia Makes Elders More Susceptible to Abuse

Dementia is a growing concern among the U.S. population of aging Boomers. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that one in every 3 seniors dies with some form of dementia. Dementia can be a mild or a major cognitive disorder. The facts reveal that seniors who suffer from major dementia are at higher risk for elder abuse. Florida…

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Tips for Ensuring an Elder’s Proper Care in a Nursing Home

Elder Care

Choosing a nursing home is an important – and often challenging – task for elderly individuals and their families. Here, Jodat Law Group provides some important tips for selecting a nursing home in Florida and monitoring your Sarasota elder care. Tips for Choosing a Nursing Home Look for Low Staff Turnover Rates. Staff turnover rates in…

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