Archive: Illinois

Nursing home abuse headlines from the Illinois nursing home abuse news archives.

January 2016

December 2015

Nursing home resident blames Manorcare facility for wounds

According to the complaint, during her stay at Manorcare, 2145 E. 170th St. South Holland, Boyd fell and injured her rotator cuff, developed pressure ulcers and suffered from deterioration of her overall mental and physical condition. The suit says the injuries were caused by the facility’s negligence and failure to adequately supervise and treat her […]

Monday the 28th

March 2015

February 2015

August 2014

Elder abuse reports increasing in DuPage County

With Baby Boomers retiring in record numbers, DuPage County officials are calling attention to the risk of increased incidents of elder abuse. “Everyone has the right to a safe and secure life,” DuPage County Board member Bob Larsen told 250 people at the College of DuPage Wednesday. “We can provide a lot of leadership.”

Friday the 8th

June 2014

Maryhaven, Ballard nursing homes hit with suit alleging neglect

According to the complaint, Borras was admitted to the Maryhaven center in Glenview on Jan. 19, 2012, suffering from many conditions, including dementia, muscle weakness, convulsions, hypertension and diabetes. She was then admitted to the Ballard center in Des Plaines on July 17, 2012. During her stay at both facilities, Borras claims she developed multiple […]

Wednesday the 25th

July 2008

Governor’s Budget Action Delivers Harsh News For Older Illinoisans

Springfield, IL – Safety for Seniors is More Important than Free Rides on Public Transportation; AARP Urges Governor and Legislators to Work on Solutions The following is a statement by Bob Gallo, State Director, AARP Illinois: The Governor’s decision to reduce the Fiscal Year 2009 budget bill eliminates or cuts increases in funding to programs […]

Tuesday the 15th

April 2008

Elderly abuse victims out of shadows

Chicago, IL – They studied bruises, bedsores and bank accounts. But for years investigators struggled to distinguish signs of aging from evidence of a crime, and some wondered how many seniors took secrets of abuse and neglect to their graves. With elder abuse reports on the rise, they’re teaming up to share information and expertise […]

Wednesday the 9th

March 2008