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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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Effective Elder Abuse Prevention Strategies

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Elder abuse is a problem that affects nearly 5 million people in the United States every year, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Justice. This abuse can be emotional, financial or physical, and can take a toll on seniors and affect their quality of life. A…

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6 Tips to Help Senior Citizens Avoid Financial Scams

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Research has shown that seniors lose billions of dollars each year to financial scams. According to the Miami Herald newspaper, the elderly are often more trusting, less likely to report scams, and are sometimes poor witnesses. The following are 6 important tips to help seniors avoid elder financial abuse. Recognize Those Who Take Advantage of the Elderly…

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