Greene v. County of Sonoma et al.: Sonoma County Separates Elderly Gay Couple

Recently, Clay M. Greene, a 78-year-old gay man from Sebastopol, CA., filed a lawsuit against Sonoma County, accusing the County of, among other claims, elder abuse, elder financial abuse, and violation of the Patient's Bill of Rights. Mr. Greene filed the lawsuit after the County allegedly isolated...

Are Convicts Treated Better than our Elderly?

I already tweeted this great post from South Carolina Nursing Home Blog, but it has been sticking with me. All seniors have done is work hard their whole lives, age, and not have planned to need to spend $10,000 a month on the care they need to stay alive - and for that they get institutionalized in...

It Has Come to This – We Now Need Shelters to Protect Our Grandparents

Hey, trusted loved one, stop abusing your elderly mother, father, aunt or uncle! Of course, your abuse doesn't depend on you being a loved one, and the victim doesn't have to be a relative - just a senior who trusts you to treat him or her compassionately. And it might not be physical abuse...