Elder Abuse and Neglect: Legal Protection for Seniors

As your loved ones age, they will likely need more help than they used to. This is a natural part of life, and if older adults have a supportive circle of friends, loved ones, and caregivers, it may not impact their quality of life at all.  Unfortunately, that’s not the situation many California seniors find […]

When Are Hospitals Liable for Elder Abuse?

When Are Hospitals Liable for Elder Abuse?

Liability can be a complex matter, especially in the medical world. Most forms of medical care pose at least a small risk, so ethical healthcare facilities take care to receive informed consent from all patients before performing most procedures. As such, medical malpractice plaintiffs must demonstrate that they either did not consent to a procedure […]

Bay Area Nursing Home Sued for Elder Abuse After Trio of Fatal Poisonings

The daughter of a 93-year-old man who was poisoned at his San Mateo senior care facility has sued the facility for elder abuse, negligence, and wrongful death. Susan Schroder filed the lawsuit against Atria Park of San Mateo in September. In the lawsuit, she states that her father, Peter Schroder, died after being given a […]

How to Protect Your Older Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

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Your older loved ones have supported you throughout your life. As they age, you can repay the favor by helping care for them. Older adults frequently become more vulnerable to abuse as they lose mobility and mental clarity. One of the most valuable things you can do for your family as they enter their golden […]