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Elder Abuse | Frontline – Life and Death in Assisted Living

Posted by Samuel C. Rumph | Apr 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Most people recognize the growing need for the assistive care of the elderly in the United States.  Because many are reluctant to place their loved one in a true nursing home environment, the “assisted living” community has been an option many have turned to in recent years.  However, assisted living communities escape many governmental regulations that may put your loved one at great risk of danger.

This “assisted living” industry is growing at a rapid rate in the United States.  What most people do not know is that many regulations that apply to the nursing home setting for the protection of our loved one, do not apply to the assisted living environment.  The below documentary video aired recently on public television; it chronicles the development and potential hazards this option may create.  Only you can determine whether an “assisted living” environment is the right for your loved one.

Click to see the full video.

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Samuel C. Rumph

Partner- Complex Litigation Sam is an experienced trial attorney and engineer. As the managing partner for his law firm he has been a driving force for office automation, innovation and efficiency. It was this relentless quest that led Sam and his law partner Jeff to develop a cutting edge case ...


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