What is the Elder Justice Act?

Elder abuse is something that should never occur but happens far too often mean the Pacific Northwest. Information available from the National Council on Aging shows that nearly one out of every ten individuals over the age of 60 experience abuse each year, but only a fraction of those cases are actually reported to authorities…. read more

Neglect in Nursing Home Leads to Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Sorry, but here’s another nightmare story about an elderly patient who suffered extreme neglect at the nursing home paid to care for her. Alice Train suffered from dementia and diabetes but was otherwise mobile when she entered the Evergreen Milton-Freewater Health and Rehabilitation Center. Her condition dangerously deteriorated in less than two months and, according… read more