Cartwright - November 26, 2018 - Elder Abuse

How to recognize the signs of Elder Abuse

Signs One of the first signs of elder abuse or neglect is a pressure sore (also known as bedsore); it is also the most common sign. These are so dangerous because they can become infected. They are also very painful. After someone goes into a nursing home, these sores should not develop. There are times […]

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Cartwright - October 12, 2018 - Elder Abuse

How can elder abuse be defined?

Elder abuse can be defined as any inappropriate practice, action, or behavior that results in harm to an individual over the age of sixty-five. Anyone can be a perpetrator of elder abuse and malicious intent is not required for one to be at fault. Kind-hearted, though heedless, caregivers can easily commit elder abuse through negligence. […]

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Cartwright - July 23, 2018 - Blog, Elder Abuse

When and why an Elder Abuse Attorney is necessary

Elder Abuse is something nobody should have to suffer. According to a CNN investigative report on nursing home abuse, in 2017, five elderly patients in California were humiliated, abused, and physically tortured. At least one man was fearful he would lose his life, and there was evidence of what had happened to him: the five […]

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Cartwright - December 4, 2014 - Blog, Elder Abuse

Elder Justice Roadmap

Watching your relatives age is already a difficult experience. This difficult experience can turn into a nightmare when a caregiver takes advantage of someone you love. Elder abuse includes physical and mental abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Elder abuse is a growing problem in this country. According to the Department of Justice, every year, five […]

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Cartwright - December 4, 2014 - Blog, Elder Abuse

Identifying Signs of Physical Elder Abuse

More than two out of every five Americans will need long term care at some point during their lifetime. Long term care typically encompasses assistance with daily living activities such as: bathing, feeding, dressing and eating. When people require long term care, they are in their most vulnerable state of their lifetime. This precise reason […]

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Cartwright - August 6, 2014 - Blog, Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse: US DOJ Releases the Elder Justice Roadmap

Elder abuse is just the tip of the iceberg: watching your relatives age is already a difficult experience. This difficult experience can turn into a nightmare when a caregiver you thought trustworthy takes advantage of someone you love. Elder abuse includes physical and mental abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Elder abuse is a growing problem […]

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