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Top Signs that You Need the Help of an Elderly Abuse Attorney in Riverside

Elderly abuse is a terrible crime in which a caregiver intentionally causes harm to the person they are responsible for providing care for. In most cases, the elderly person who is being abused is in a particularly vulnerable state due to illness or simply to due to advanced age. When someone is dependent on a caregiver for meeting their basic needs and are unable to defend themselves against abuse, it can lead to a terrible situation. Unfortunately, it's something that happens every day in our communities. Read on for our helpful guide to the top signs that someone you love needs the assistance of an elderly abuse attorney.

Nursing Home Accidents

My elderly dad had been living with me and my family for more than 5 years. His health was getting worse and worse - more than I could handle. I had a decision to make and I made it. I checked around for a good nursing home and finally, admitted him into it.

Peach & Weathers Elder Abuse Attorneys

Elder abuse and neglect has become widespread in California and across the United States. It is a serious problem that affects the lives of elderly patients who depend on others for care. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, between 1 and 2 million Americans age 65 or older have been injured, exploited or otherwise mistreated by someone they depend on for care or protection. In California, elder abuse claims are handled under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, which protects elders from physical abuse, neglect, or poor treatment resulting in pain or mental suffering.

Peach & Weathers Elder Abuse Attorneys

Elder abuse and neglect has become widespread in California and across the United States. It is a serious problem that affects the lives of elderly patients who depend on others for care. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, between 1 and 2 million Americans age 65 or older have been injured, exploited or otherwise mistreated by someone they depend on for care or protection. In California, elder abuse claims are handled under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, which protects elders from physical abuse, neglect, or poor treatment resulting in pain or mental suffering.

Mistreatment in an elder care facilities

It is really sad when a loved one must stay in a nursing home because you can no longer care for them. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect continue to occur, leaving our elderly loved ones with injuries, emotional trauma and financial ruin.

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