Protecting Our Seniors: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

As the population ages, the incidence of elder abuse continues to be a pressing concern. Elder abuse can take various forms, including physical, emotional, financial, and neglectful acts against older adults. At Kellum Law Firm, we are committed to taking to task care...

Guardianship and Elder Abuse: Ensuring Legal Protections

In North Carolina, legal guardianship plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the well-being and interests of elderly individuals who may be unable to make decisions for themselves due to cognitive decline, disability, or other incapacitating factors. At Kellum Law Firm,...

Ten Essential Steps When Elder Abuse Is Suspected

Elder abuse is a grave concern that affects vulnerable seniors across the country, including here in North Carolina. When there are suspicions of elder abuse, it is crucial to take immediate action to protect the well-being and safety of older adults. At Kellum Law...

How Does Financial Abuse Happen to Nursing Home Residents?

Nursing homes serve as essential facilities for elderly individuals who require assistance with daily living activities and medical care. Unfortunately, these vulnerable residents are not only at risk of physical and emotional abuse but also financial exploitation....

What Is the Difference Between Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

Nursing homes play a crucial role in providing care for our elderly loved ones who may require assistance with daily living or medical needs. However, incidents of harm, whether intentional or due to negligence, can and do occur quite frequently in these facilities....

Nursing Home Residents Being Abused by Other Residents

Nursing homes are meant to be safe havens for elderly individuals who require specialized care and support. However, a growing concern is the abuse that can occur within these facilities, and it’s not limited to just staff mistreatment. In some cases, residents...