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After Deadly Year for NY Nursing Homes, How to Recognize Negligence

While the pandemic resulted in thousands of deaths in NY long-term care facilities, it is hard to know how many of those deaths were at least partially the result of nursing home negligence. Worse, poor resident treatment has not disappeared just because COVID-19 seems to be on the wane. On the contrary, it remains all too common not just in New York, but across the country. A woman in a Syracuse, NY, nursing home was […]

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NY Nursing Home Blaze Opens Facility to Serious Liability

Nursing homes should be places where the elderly feel cared for and safe, but, unfortunately, that’s not always the case. While the law may maintain high standards for nursing homes in New York, sometimes facilities don’t live up to expectations – and terrible events happen as a result. A sad case in Spring Valley brings this point home. One person died, several were injured, and a firefighter remains missing after a blaze tore through an […]

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Get Answers to Your Questions About Elderly Abuse in New York

Trusting the care of a loved one to someone else is difficult at any point in your life. Unfortunately, some people may take advantage of the elderly and perpetrate what is called elderly abuse against them. Elderly abuse can manifest itself in a variety of ways. Many people associate it with physical abuse or neglect, but it can include financial and emotional abuse as well. Many people have questions about elder abuse and what can […]

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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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