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Neglect, abuse found in nursing home chain

Former Attorney General Gary King sued Preferred Care in December, claiming the company’s facilities took hours to perform simple tasks like bathing and feeding. King hired a law firm to investigate Preferred Care’s facilities, to which court documents found that many were understaffed and poorly managed.

4OYS Investigates Nursing Home Abuse

There’s no way to stop aging.  For so many, senior citizenship is marked with health problems, dementia, and vulnerability.  In many cases, the care for a loved one eventually becomes too large a problem or unmanageable.  Every day in New Mexico, seniors are admitted to nursing homes, often as a last option and in dire […]

Nursing home employee accused of hitting elderly man

Las Cruces, NM – nursing home employee accused of hitting a 73-year-old resident of the Las Cruces Nursing Center has been indicted by a Dona Ana County grand jury.The grand jury handed up the indictment Thursday. Joseph Anthony Garcia, 33, is being held at the Dona Ana County Detention Center on one count of fourth-degree abuse. […]