Links

Articles

“Stolen Lives”
Barry Yeoman, AARP Magazine, Jan-Feb 2004

“I’ve Never Had a Weekend off in Three Years”
Boztopia.com, June 1, 2008

“At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing”
Charles DuHigg, New York Times, Setpember 23, 2007.

“Doctors Say Medication is Overused in Dementia”
Laurie Tarkan, New York Times, June 24, 2008

“Patients Signing Away Right to Sue Nursing Homes”
Keving Freking, San Fransico Chronicle, June 17, 2008

“Oversight of Nursing Homes in Criticized”, Robert Pear, New York Times, April 22, 2007

“Even Elderly Are Facing Eviction”, Vanessa Ho, Seattle Pi, February 9, 2009

Legal

Florida Long Term Care Ombudsmen Program:

Residents’ Rights

File a Complaint

Long Term Care Ombudsmen Program, National Association of State Units on Aging, 2004.

American Bar Association Recommendation on new evidence and prosecutor disclosure: ‘Model Rules of Professional Contact’ (.doc file)

Other related legal issues

Motion in Limine, U.S. Dept. of Justice

“Your Own Testimony Can be the Sole Basis for Reducing Your Fees,” Juan C. Antunez, Florida Probate and Trust Litigation Blog, May 18, 2008.

“2d DCA: Incompetency adjudication based upon 6-month old examination report is reversible error,” Juan C. Antunez, Florida Probate and Trust Litigation Blog, Dec 13, 2007.

Other Organizations

The War on Greed has many articles and videos about Lazard Ltd., an investment bank and financial advisory firm, and the assisted-living facility company it owns, Atria Senior Living.

National Association to Stop Guardianship Abuse is a public benefit civil rights organization formed by victims and for victims of unlawful and abusive guardianships and conservatorships.