Elder Abuse

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)
Since 1983, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), a statewide nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, has been dedicated to improving the choices, care and quality of life for California’s long term care consumers. Through direct advocacy, community education, legislation and litigation it has been CANHR’s goal to educate and support long term care consumers and advocates regarding the rights and remedies under the law, and to create a united voice for long term care reform and humane alternatives to institutionalization.

Daily Nursing Care in Long-Term Care
Authored by Robin Allen, and published in the February 2009 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer.

Medical Legal Blog-Nursing Home Negligence
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National Center on Elder Abuse
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.

‘He Choked Me:’ Why Some Elderly Attacks Go Unnoticed
Author Bryan Robinson explains that besides a lack of prosecution, elderly abuse is not often reported.

Interdisciplinary Data on Elder Abuse
Authored by Erica F. Wood, American Bar Association, Commission on Law and Aging for the National Center on Elder Abuse.