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Alzheimer’s: More Room to Take Advantage of Elderly?

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Alzheimer’s is a tragic disease, one that robs people of their memories, mental acuity and ability to make conscious decisions on their own behalf. A form of dementia, the disease gradually progresses over time, causing symptoms such as: Disorientation Moodiness Confusion Inability to recall information Feelings of suspicion toward loved ones or caregivers Unfortunately, the…

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Are Elder Abuse Scams on the Rise?

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Financial abuse and exploitation are tragic realities for many elderly Americans. Abusers can be relatives or caregivers, or they can be complete strangers who are never even seen face-to-face, preying on their victims via phone or online scams. Recent reports indicate that elder abuse scams may be on the rise, with the National Council on…

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How to Talk to Your Loved Ones About Elder Abuse

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If you suspect that an elderly loved one is suffering from abuse, be it physical, emotional, sexual or financial, it is essential that you address your concerns. Elder abuse affects millions of Americans every year, and yet many cases go unreported. The reasons for this include the fact that many of those who are being…

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5 Steps to Avoid Elder Abuse Before It Happens

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Neglect and abuse of the elderly – physical, sexual, emotional, or financial – is nothing short of a tragedy. Elderly people deserve respect, love and the highest standard of care, and those who choose to make that difficult decision to put an older loved one in a nursing home want to believe their family members…

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5 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

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For many people, making the decision to place an elderly loved one in a professional nursing home or assisted living facility is extremely difficult and painful. You want to believe that your loved one will be treated with respect and dignity, and that they are receiving the highest standard of care possible. Unfortunately, nursing home…

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