Former Bookkeeper Convicted on Charges of Financial Elder Abuse

Former Nursing Home Bookkeeper Guilty on Charges of Financial Elder Abuse A bookkeeper for an Alabama nursing home has been convicted on charges of financial elder abuse after being charged for stealing money from residents. Mary K. Nowell, 49, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, July 2nd, to charges of theft of patient funds from the Evergreen Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Conecuh County, … [Read more...]

Report Uncovers Huge Problem of Financial Elder Abuse

As More Seniors Move into Assisted Living and Nursing Homes, Financial Elder Abuse is On the Rise Although senior citizens have always been susceptible to financial elder abuse from family members or caregivers, as more elderly patients move into nursing homes, institutional financial elder abuse is becoming a much bigger problem. "These (residents) are vulnerable; the nursing home is supposed … [Read more...]