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Technology Is Making the Elderly Easy Prey for Scammers

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Imagine your grandmother scrolling through her Facebook page, only to receive a message from you saying that you're stranded in London and need $1,000 for a plane ticket home. She's confused, as dementia has started setting in, and she doesn't remember that you were traveling, but she willingly gives you her credit card number so you can…

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Debunking Common Elder Abuse Myths

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Ask any elder abuse attorney and you will quickly learn that elder abuse is a very real problem. However, a number of myths have circulated about this problem that make it harder for loved ones and attorneys to protect the elderly well. We wish to debunk some of these myths so you can ensure your elderly…

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Nursing Homes Harm Patients Even After Government Crackdown

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Some nursing homes, unfortunately, neglect and abuse their patients. When patient care at a particular nursing home becomes especially bad, the state health department may step in. The health department can designate the nursing home a "special focus facility," which is a category reserved for the worst of the worst nursing homes. Nursing Homes Rarely…

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Nightmares Found to Be Linked to Dementia

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If you or someone you love suffers from nightmares, thrashing and turning all night long, it may be more than just a sleep disturbance. Recent studies have shown that individuals who suffer from sleep behavior disorders, specifically those affecting REM sleep, have a higher risk of developing dementia or Parkinson's disease. So, that strange nighttime behavior may…

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More Resources Needed to Fight Financial Elder Abuse

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Financial abuse of seniors is shockingly common. Every year, seniors in the United States lose tens of billions of dollars to financial scams and fraud. Equally tragic is that not enough is being done to prosecute these fraud cases. Few Cases of Financial Elder Abuse Get Prosecuted The problem has many dimensions. When the person committing the…

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How Technology Is Revolutionizing Elder Care

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When it comes to your older loved ones, technology is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, but for elder care, technology is making brilliant strides in creating a better quality of life. In fact, the so-called "Internet of Things" is creating a much safer world for seniors who rely on others for…

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