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The Syracuse resident conflict left the victim with facial bruises that required hospitalization.

Syracuse Resident Conflict Results in Injuries and Arrests

An incident between a 29-year-old nursing aide and a 90-year-old nursing home resident with dementia concluded with bruises for the resident and charges for the aide. The Syracuse resident conflict has been the subject of a month-long investigation by the Syracuse police department and on Dec. 4, 2019, spokespeople from the police department and Bishop … Continue reading Syracuse Resident Conflict Results in Injuries and Arrests

The Tuscon nursing home fraud has robbed residents of over $100,000

Tuscon Nursing Home Fraud Cheats Residents of Over $100,000

The Arizona Attorney General’s office has brought fraud charges against a Tuscon nursing home owner. The Tuscon nursing home fraud case alleges that Jerone Davis scammed over a dozen nursing home residents out of their money. According to reports from The Arizona Star’s Tuscon.com, fourteen elderly residents have been robbed of over $100,000 in fees … Continue reading Tuscon Nursing Home Fraud Cheats Residents of Over $100,000

The Wichita Elder Theft allegedly amounts to over $85,000.

Wichita Elder Theft of $85,000 Results in Guardian’s Arrest

A recent story by Kansas’ ABC Kake News told the story of a Wichita woman stealing $85,000 from an elderly man. The Wichita elder theft allegedly involved manipulating an 88-year-old Navy veteran with Alzheimer’s. According to reporters and law enforcement agents, the perpetrator of the Wichita elder theft, Laurie Nowlin, had the elderly gentleman sign … Continue reading Wichita Elder Theft of $85,000 Results in Guardian’s Arrest

The Brooklyn nursing home homicide investigation may find Crown Heights facility guilty of gross neglect.

Brooklyn Nursing Home Homicide Goes Unreported By Facility Staff

On Nov. 15, 2019, a police investigation was opened into the death of a nursing home resident from Brooklyn, NY. The Brooklyn nursing home homicide investigation has garnered the attention of the New York State Department of Health since the department is charged with overseeing nursing home accountability practices. According to current reports about the … Continue reading Brooklyn Nursing Home Homicide Goes Unreported By Facility Staff

The Forest Park facility suit is seeking damages for the wrongful death of Jamie Hernandez.

Forest Park Facility Suit Alleges Gross Neglect and Theft

The Forest Park location of an Aperion Care nursing home is currently facing litigatory action over the wrongful death of a resident according to the Forest Park Review. The Forest Park facility suit alleges that the facility and its staff were grossly negligent in the safeguarding of 66-year-old Jamie Hernandez and his property. According to … Continue reading Forest Park Facility Suit Alleges Gross Neglect and Theft

The Milken Institute dementia study predicts 13 million dementia cases by 2040.

Milken Institute Dementia Study Shows Cases Doubling By 2040

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is expected to double to approximately 13 million by 2040, according to research from the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, non-partisan think tank headquartered in Santa Monica, California. The Milken Institute Dementia study serves as an expansive prediction of the rate of dementia in the … Continue reading Milken Institute Dementia Study Shows Cases Doubling By 2040

Nursing home holiday visits have been shown to combat depression and dementias in residents.

Nursing Home Holiday Visits Can Spread Cheer This Holiday Season

As the fall begins to concede to winter and the holiday season creeps up on many Americans, the spirits of generosity and pressures of family gatherings swirl together. One often overlooked part of this ritual is the tradition of nursing home holiday visits from family and friends. Though some residents regularly receive checkups from family … Continue reading Nursing Home Holiday Visits Can Spread Cheer This Holiday Season

The nursing home investigation failure of the Arizone Department of Health briefly jeopardized that department's continued existence.

Nursing Home Investigation Failure Nearly Shutters AZ Health Dept.

Members of an Arizona Senate panel conducting a “sunset” review on the Arizona Department of Health Services’ future on Nov. 7, 2019, narrowly voted to allow the state agency to remain in existence through 2028. The dissidents of the 4-3 vote cited the department’s nursing home investigation failure as the reason for their verdict. One … Continue reading Nursing Home Investigation Failure Nearly Shutters AZ Health Dept.

The victim of the Hillcrest sexual assault was an 88-year-old resident.

Hillcrest Sexual Assault of 88-Year-Old Resident Sparks Outrage

The recent sexual assault of an 88-year-old nursing home resident has shocked many citizens of the San Diego and Hillcrest areas. Multiple sources, including ABC Channel 10 San Diego covered the developments of the Hillcrest sexual assault and the fate of the perpetrator. According to officers in the San Diego Police Department who were familiar … Continue reading Hillcrest Sexual Assault of 88-Year-Old Resident Sparks Outrage

The Montana Exploitation Interview showcased the dangers of the ofted under reported financial abuse of elderly individuals.

Montana Exploitation Interview Shines Light on Underreported Crime

A recent interview between NBC Montana and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) sought to showcase the issue of financial exploitation in elderly individuals. The Montana exploitation interview defined the abuse, explained warning signs of its occurrence, and gave advice in preventing financial exploitation by individuals or nursing homes. The first thing that the Montana exploitation … Continue reading Montana Exploitation Interview Shines Light on Underreported Crime