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6 Signs a Loved One May be Abused in a Nursing Home

6 Signs a Loved One May be Abused in a Nursing Home

| Personal Injury
It is one of the most difficult things for a family to be told – that there is a chance that their loved one has been a victim of nursing home elder abuse or neglect. Trust has been broken and those whose job it was to take care of your loved one has done the…Read the article
This Year’s Deadly Flu Season

This Year’s Deadly Flu Season

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Most people have contracted the flu at some point in their life, or cared for a sick loved one with the flu at the very least. After all, there is a flu season every year in the United States. In most cases, however, most people can escape the worst effects of the flu via vaccine,…Read the article
Nursing Home Injuries

Nursing Home Injuries

| Personal Injury
Nursing homes are designed to be places of safety and protection for those who are elderly, sick, and unable to care for themselves as such. Unfortunately, however, nursing homes are businesses, and sometimes, corners are cut for the purpose of saving on costs. As a  result of this, nursing home injuries occur at a surprisingly…Read the article
How To Recognize the Signs of Elder Abuse

How To Recognize the Signs of Elder Abuse

| Personal Injury
Elderly people are some of the most vulnerable in our society, and sadly, they are often abused by those who are supposed to be providing them with care. If you have a loved one who is being cared for in a nursing home or by an in-home nurse, here are some of the common signs…Read the article
Helping an Older Person Get Up From a Fall

Helping an Older Person Get Up From a Fall

| Personal Injury
  When an older person falls, the injury may not have yet happened. It may happen when they get quickly yanked back up to their feet by an eager, friendly hand. The injuries that can occur from this are spinal cord injuries, dislocations, torn ligaments, or torn muscles. Additionally, the serious injury could occur with…Read the article
Signs of Emotional Elder Abuse

Signs of Emotional Elder Abuse

| Personal Injury
Bullying does not stop at the playground. Just as 12 year-olds torment, tease, and pick on the kids who are not as big or strong as them, the same thing happens to the elderly. Younger caregivers use their physical strength, positions of power, and mental sharpness to bully and belittle the elderly they are supposed…Read the article
Recognizing Physical Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly

Recognizing Physical Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly

| Personal Injury
With our aging population, elder abuse and neglect at nursing homes and private residences is on the rise. There are various forms of elder abuse, including physical abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and financial abuse. Recognizing the signs of physical abuse and neglect can be difficult unless the family members and friends of…Read the article
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