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Addressing Elder Abuse

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It’s an issue that requires dire attention. Although we’re taught to treat our elders with care and respect, many of our parents and grandparents suffer from elder abuse. A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal estimates that 5 to 10 percent of seniors experience elder abuse. Many victims are unable or unwilling to […]

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Can You Spot the Signs of Elder Abuse?

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Elder abuse in some form affects 5 million Americans on a yearly basis. But it’s an issue that’s tough to pin down, since the signs can mimic symptoms of dementia or even the natural deterioration caused by aging, notes PBS’ Next Avenue. In addition, seniors often hesitate to discuss abuse, especially if a loved one […]

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Seniors Use Skits and Songs to Stifle Scammers

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Los Angeles area senior citizens are in danger. Con artists have them in their sights. But they have some powerful allies in the fight against elder abuse. The Stop Senior Scams Acting Program, which uses entertainment, skits, and song and dance to raise awareness among seniors about fraud, is leading the fight against this insidious […]

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