section consists of
links to other web sites that will offer
knowledge and in some cases assistance for problems relating to the
Exploitation and physical abuse of Seniors. It is our hope
that this grouping of sites will help you the citizen to avoid a loved
one, including yourselves from being taken advantage of by greedy and
It isn't just the
insurance companies, the nursing homes, the assisted living centers,
the home health aides, etc; corporations that are hired and money paid
to care or protect the interests of senior citizens that are commiting
fraud and physically harming elders. It is also family
members and every family has someone in it that has harbored grudges
that the rest never knew about, that feels that they are the chosen
ones to "get even" or their right because they know how or just can
because they "have the power" to loot estates and lock away out of
sight older family members. Tom Fields has documented what
does happen, what will happen if you are not aware and are trusting and
what you might be able to do to stop it from bringing harm to an entire
family and permanently dividing it.
Fields, who has been an advocate for many years has a highly
site covering Statewide Corruption of Probate Systems,Case
Histories of Elder Abuse, various links to important
the entire field of Fidicuary Abuse of Elders and other forms of Grief
and Injustice against the Elderly.
Fields also has a
section that is
informative reading on
Government condoning of
physical Elder Abuse is a serious problem in the United States.
Corporations pay vast sums to elected officials that want
that money to keep coming in. Without it those elected
officials might be out of a job come the next election.
Lee's mother, Lucille Lee, was a famous actress in her day.
Her father was a very famous actor. Both are
documented by historians and are still quite popular even though their
time of fame was decades ago.
taken advantage of by medical personnel and facilities. She
lived a long life and government people justify what she went through
as if it were no big deal because of the number of years that she did
The truth is Lucille Lee was in a
situation of medical crisis created by medical personnel and then
warehoused by over sedation, mismedicating, and intentionally
destroying her health by personnel that really were not
qualified to perform in the jobs they are still in. The
corporations encourage this warehousing because doping up and making
sleep patients means more money in the bank for them. You
don't need to hire true professionals to oversee people sleeping, you
don't need to buy food for them, you don't need to pay for electricity
because they are sleeping. You don't need to pay has as high
a water bill because they are sleeping and won't be bathing as often,
or heating because they have blankets or just won't complain and the
list goes on and on and on.
Physicians that don't
really examine these patients but do bill Medicare make a lot of money
off of the warehousing of patients. Those that are constantly
sedated they can order operations to feed them liquid with.
That procedure in itself is a specialty and the G-Tube
doctors as they are called reap fine rewards off of human suffering.
Nursing homes have their own G-Tube doctors that just stick
those feeding tubes in and the sad thing is that patients that really
need them often are denied the same service because Medicare might not
Now, not everyone has the ability to
care for an older adult at their home. At least the story of
Lucille Lee will give that segment of our population the opportunity to
seek out alternative solutions whereby their loved ones will be able to
avoid being warehoused. It will take some work to research
everything but it can be done.
fees, use of feeding tubes - Financial
for nursing homes seen
more tubes and
machines that an unethical nursing
setting can hook a patient up to the more profitable it is for them.
don't need as
large a staff to help them out
and Medicare and Medicaid pays them more money for doing this.
Post Reports In Problems In Probate Paper Reviews 10 Years Of Dockets
media reports on
hundreds of court-appointed attorneys that
have misspent, lost and stolen clients' money up to hundreds of
of dollars in some cases. Must reading for people that are
considering conservatorships, appointments of others to oversee
financial and medical affairs of their loved ones. This can
happen to anyone. No one is immune to the scams of these
TRUST | Guardians in the District :
Under Court, Vulnerable Became
Attorneys Who Ignored Clients or Misspent Funds Rarely
Washington Post has provided a series of highly informative articles on
this very subject. The Los Angeles Times also has prepared
archived similar eye opening material.
Against Accused Attorneys Drag On
Discipline System Criticized
as Being Too Slow and Padded
probate lawyers are rarely punished by the District's attorney
discipline system, even when they have broken the law, violated ethical
standards or failed their clients. When it does punish, the system is
inconsistent and slow, giving accused lawyers so many protections that
cases can drag on for as long as nine years, according to court records