Sean Higgins is a well-known Department of Veteran Affairs whistleblower, but for the last year he has been dealing with a different form of corruption.
Higgins told the Daily Caller that his mother, Cleo Higgins, 96, has been the victim of elder abuse at the Riviera Nursing Home in Holly Hills, Florida. She is part of a significant number of elders in the U.S. taken advantage of by nursing homes. He said his mother suffered abuse including: not being fed properly, not being bathed, not being clothed, having an unclean room, and not having her diaper changed. (RELATED: Nursing Homes Underreport Cases Of Potential Elder Abuse, Studies Find)