Study May Lead To A Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease In The Near Future

Alzheimer’s Disease is a terribly debilitating illness that is difficult for the person and especially difficult for the family. As the disease progresses, the person cannot recognize family members and the ability to perform daily tasks is severely hampered. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, but it is not a normal part of aging. It can also lead to nursing home abuse, which is a concern for many families. […]

By | March 24th, 2017|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect|Comments Off on Study May Lead To A Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease In The Near Future

The So-Called Grandparent Scam Is Back

Please warn your parents, grandparents, and any other older adult you know about people who are trying to scam them out of their money by using their grandchildren. The “grandparent scam” has been around for many years but it has been back in the news lately. This scam is a terrible act that abuses the love of a grandparent for a grandchild. Increasing knowledge of this crime is one of the best ways to avoid it from happening to someone you love. […]

By | January 13th, 2017|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect|Comments Off on The So-Called Grandparent Scam Is Back

Elder Abuse in Kentucky

It is estimated that one in ten Americans over the age of 60 are victims of elder abuse each year. Elder abuse is a difficult subject; however, it is a subject that must be addressed. Thousands of senior citizens are being abused or neglected each day in this country. It is everyone’s responsibility to take acts to prevent abuse when possible. Common Types of Elder Abuse Elder abuse can take many forms. Some of the most common forms of abuse include: […]

By | September 26th, 2016|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Elder Abuse in Kentucky

Do I Need a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney or Just a Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman?

What is the Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program? The ombudsman program is actually a federal program that began in 1972 as a provision of the Older Americans Act. The federal Administration on Aging administers the ombudsman program. Each of the 50 states has an ombudsman office within the state. The purpose of ombudsman program is to work with families and individuals to resolve problems faced by residents of nursing homes, personal care homes, and family care homes. […]

By | September 23rd, 2016|Kentucky Injury Lawyer, Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect|Comments Off on Do I Need a Nursing Home Abuse Attorney or Just a Kentucky Long-Term Care Ombudsman?

Reporting of Elder Abuse

We have a responsibility to keep vulnerable elders safe from harm. In most states, the laws require elder care professionals who deal regularly with our elders, such as doctors and home health providers, to report suspected abuse or neglect. These professionals are referred to as “mandated reporters”. In addition, eight states have laws requiring, “any [...]

By | July 3rd, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse|Comments Off on Reporting of Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases

One of the most heart-wrenching decisions that can be made for an elderly loved one is placing them in a nursing home or assisted living facility. It is a very common decision that millions of families must face each year. These families must consider placing a loved parent or grandparent in a facility in which [...]

By | April 13th, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse|Comments Off on Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Cases