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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: Sings and Repercussions

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a significant problem in the United States. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reports that more than 1 in 10 nursing home residents suffer abuse or neglect. Nursing home abuse and neglect can happen in many different ways, including verbal, physical, sexual, financial, and emotional abuse. No … Read more Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: Sings and Repercussions

The Difference Between Elder Neglect and Elder Abuse

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The National Council of Aging reports that almost 5 million cases of elder abuse are documented each year, and, unfortunately, many more cases remain undocumented. Elder abuse and neglect are grave issues affecting millions of families in the U.S. Understanding the difference between the two can help individuals more easily identify this issue and confidently … Read more The Difference Between Elder Neglect and Elder Abuse