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Guardianship Abuse Destroys Lives

It is an often occurrence, that My Elder Advocate is called to Advocate for a resident in a Nursing Home who has been placed there against their will by a court-appointed guardian, and generally is being abused or neglected. In many of these guardianship cases (in New York Called an article 81 proceeding), close family members have been banned from …

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Nursing Home Inspections Should Be Unannounced. Are They? Part I

Citizens of the United States would like to believe that our Government is being honest with us especially when it comes to regulating the type and quality of our healthcare. An honest regulatory system should especially be in place when our frail and vulnerable elderly are concerned. That’s one of the prime reasons we have gotten involved in elder advocacy. …