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Elder Financial Abuse: Who’s to Blame?

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When elder abuse and neglect hits headlines, it’s generally assumed that it involves a nursing home or some especially horrendous case of physical abuse administered by a caregiver. Less commonly thought about is elder financial abuse, which is a growing social, medical and public health issue. The National Center on Elder Abuse says that one…

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Elder Abuse Concerns on the Rise in West Michigan

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Elder abuse and neglect is an egregious offense. It’s often difficult to imagine that it occurs with such frequency. For some communities around the U.S., it’s a growing reality. According to a recent article in MLive.com, the small West Michigan town of Kalamazoo is taking measures to combat elder abuse, especially one of its lesser-recognized…

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Nursing Home Negligence Increases in Texas

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Elder abuse and nursing home negligence should never be a concern, let alone a reality, for anyone with a loved one in a long-term care facility, assisted living residence or nursing home. However, this issue is now one of the prevailing anxieties for family members with parents in a nursing home or who may be…

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Summer Warm Up and Heat-Related Elder Abuse

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Keeping elderly people safe and comfortable is a concern for caregivers all year round, but it becomes particularly important during those sweltering summer months. As the temperature starts to rise, everyone is at risk – especially older people whose mobility may be limited and whose bodies aren’t as adaptable to fluctuating temperatures. Older people may…

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