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Well, there may not be a difference in a particular case, but elder abuse is a broader term. Nursing home abuse and neglect relates to things which occur in the nursing home facility and more broadly in skilled-nursing and even group homes. Elder abuse, though, can be more than that. Elder abuse can include financial exploitation, whether by caregivers, family, or the con artists that we hear about on television. Elder abuse – the statutes in Arizona provide specific remedies that an attorney can help someone who’s been the victim of elder abuse achieve some measure of justice.
Phoenix, AZ personal injury attorney Jeffrey B. Miller talks about what’s different between nursing home abuse and elder abuse.