Important Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

Mar 16, 2023

Nursing home abuse is a terrible crime that affects thousands of vulnerable senior citizens in the United States each year. Yet it is also a little understood issue, with a marked lack of research and data available. As awareness and education grow regarding nursing home and elder abuse, researchers are gaining a better understanding of…
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Missouri Nursing Home Resident Rights

Jan 31, 2023

Trusting an elderly loved one to the care of a nursing home isn’t always easy. Luckily, Missouri has laws in place to help ensure the fair and adequate treatment of nursing home residents. All residents have a Bill of Rights under Missouri law. These are legal protections that aim to prevent the mistreatment, abuse and…
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What Is the Elder Justice Act?

Jan 22, 2018

The Elder Justice Act (EJA) is a federal act that President Obama signed into law in 2010 as part of the larger Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It serves to prevent elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation, and prosecute abusers when appropriate. The EJA was the first piece of legislation to address elder abuse…
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