Nursing homes abuse and neglect is a problem that affects thousands of people every year in the United States. The Travis Law Firm can help.
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According to the National Council on Aging, one out of every 10 older Americans has been subjected to some form of abuse. Because we want to protect our loved ones who are living in nursing homes, knowing the signs of abuse is important, so it can be reported and investigated. This is especially important since many cases of elder abuse are never reported. When family members know the signs to look for, they can be proactive in preventing these types of harm to their loved ones.
Nursing home abuse is not new and is a growing issue as more elderly people are entering such facilities. Let’s look at this growing problem.
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