AG gives info to watch for senior abuse

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. (file)
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. (file)

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — The Michigan Attorney General’s Office has launched a new resource to help spot and stop senior abuse and neglect in nursing homes.

Attorney General Bill Schuette Wednesday announced a free educational pamphlet called “Protecting Residents from Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Care Facilities.” It’s part of the office’s Senior Brigade consumer protection program.

Online: Download the pamphlet (pdf)

It provides resources and tips for seniors and their families on ways to spot physical, sexual, verbal and financial abuse or neglect, listing red flags and tips to monitor loved ones.

It also provides information about how to file a complaint against a nursing home.

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Online:

File a complaint with Attorney General’s Office

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