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New York Nursing Home Abuse: What Exactly Is It?

As the aging population has rapidly increased, so has the amount of abuse in nursing homes. In fact, “nursing home abuse” has been applied to so many different scenarios it often winds up meaning nothing at all. So then what qualifies as nursing home abuse? Neglecting patients? Willfully harming them? Or does it involve taking financial advantage of elderly residents and their families? Defining Nursing Home Abuse in New York A nursing home is a […]

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What Are the Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

It can be heartbreaking to put your parents, grandparents, or other loved ones into a nursing home. However, if you cannot provide the care they need, a senior living facility may be your only option. If you find yourself in that situation, finding the right facility is a must. Searching for a place that fits your standards while also matching your budget is time-consuming and emotionally taxing. Finally finding the right place will come as a great […]

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Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes a Nationwide Problem

An aide beat and bloodied an elderly woman residing in a Bronx nursing home a few months ago. She experienced injuries from this case of elder abuse so severe they required staples to close. A surveillance video caught the altercation, showing the 47 year old aide pushing the 73 year old woman who was a resident at the Bronx Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Police arrested the nurse and medics took the victim to an area hospital. […]

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