In June of 2016 at a hospital in New Jersey, a dementia patient discharged himself and walked home to be with his wife. You may not think much of this but he was wearing nothing but an exposing medical gown and was covered in urine and feces from his venture. His wife claimed that he… Continue reading →
Posts Tagged ‘Elderly’
What is guardianship?
A guardianship gives an individual the legal authority to have custody of, and protect and manage the assets and property of another. A guardianship can be over an estate, a person or both. It can be set up to be temporary, limited, or indefinite. Guardianships are usually created in the case of an elderly person… Continue reading →
Man accused of scamming elderly people
A 45-year old man was recently arrested on suspicion of selling walk-in bathtubs designed for disabled or elderly people, but never delivering them. He has not returned any deposits or money paid up front for bathtubs that sell for about $7,500. He is facing felony charges. He is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail… Continue reading →
Caretaker suspect of using stolen credit cards
A 44-year old caretaker in a Laguna Hills nursing home was arrested for allegedly stealing credit cards from the home’s residents to purchase more than $4,000 in merchandise. Santa Ana police learned of the thefts when a man reported that his elderly father’s credit cards had been used in several cities – and not by… Continue reading →