Severe Elder Abuse Sometimes Caused by Caregivers

California Woman, Caregiver, Pleads No Contest to Serious Felony Elder Abuse On Tuesday, August 19th, a woman from Salinas, California pleaded no contest to felony elder abuse, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office. Daisy Yolanda Ramirez, 42, was hired as a caregiver for the victim in 2009. Emergency responders, including police and firefighters, responded numerous times to … [Read more...]

Father’s Death Could Lead to Felony Elder Abuse Charges

Man Could Face Felony Elder Abuse Charges After Smothering Father A Florida resident is accused of attempted murder, and could face additional felony elder abuse charges, after trying to suffocate his terminally ill father in a nursing home on Monday, July 28th. Steven B. Curtis, 58, has been formally charged with assault, attempted murder, menacing, and disorderly conduct. Allegedly, Curtis was … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Rapist Convicted on Felony Elder Abuse

Former Nursing Home Employee Convicted on Felony Elder Abuse and Rape Charges A former nursing home employee in Ohio was convicted on felony elder abuse charges after an incident at a facility in November 2013. Samuel Onyenweaku, 22, was convicted on felony elder abuse charges, rape, and felonious assault, after the nursing supervisor discovered his illicit actions in a 92-year-old resident’s … [Read more...]

Woman Faces Charges After Elderly Patient Found With Bed Sores

Massachusetts Woman Faces Felony Elder Abuse Charges After Patient Suffers Hypothermia, Severe Bed Sores A woman who worked in a Boston-area rehabilitation facility is facing a serious charge of felony elder abuse after one of the patients in her care was found in a tiny basement room, covered in bed sores and nearly frozen. The 75-year-old victim was discovered in an 8-by-10 foot basement room … [Read more...]