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Veterans Elder Abuse [Infographic]

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Veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces are provided with Veterans Affairs (VA) community living centers that are touted as home-like environments with better services for each tenant. Unfortunately, as the population of elderly veterans rises, so does veterans elder abuse. (Click infographic to enlarge)  

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The Latest News on the Risk of Nursing Home Abuse for LGBT Seniors from an Elder Abuse Lawyer

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Nursing home residents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) have a higher risk of experiencing abuse. Our elder abuse lawyer would like those with relatives or other loved ones in nursing homes to learn more about this increased risk and to understand the importance of seeking elder law services for suspected cases of abuse. The […]

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Common Signs of Elder Abuse

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The number of elderly men and women who have experienced nursing home abuse continues to rise. According to Help Guide, “in the U.S. alone, more than half a million reports of abuse against elderly Americans reach authorities every year, and millions more cases go unreported.” It has become necessary for those with elderly loved ones […]

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Elder Abuse Is Increasing in Florida

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The number of elder abuse cases in Florida has gone up tremendously over the past few years. This increase places an even greater emphasis on the importance of elder abuse prevention in the state. Statistics on Elder Abuse in Florida The number of elder abuse cases in Florida has gone up by 74 percent from 2011, bringing […]

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Elder Financial Abuse Horror Stories

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According to the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA), elder financial abuse is an issue that effects thousands of elderly individuals on a yearly basis. Elder financial abuse can span a wide spectrum of incidents that involve wrongfully taking money or property from the elderly. These horrific acts can include: forging an older […]

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Kentuckians Weigh in on Elder Abuse

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145 people ages 25 and older with elderly parents in Kentucky were surveyed about their opinions on elder care providers. We sought out to determine the amount of trust Kentuckians have in elder care providers. We did this by asking the respondents questions about their preferences for elderly care providers and their confidence in these […]

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Is Your Loved One Suffering from Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing Home Blog

With the population of those over the age of 65 increasing, the percentage of elderly people living in nursing homes has also increased. Unfortunately, many elderly become victim to nursing home neglect. When this happens, family members may wonder if they have the right to take legal actions. Oftentimes, nursing homes will ask families to […]

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