Elder Abuse

The Misuse of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes [Infographic]

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Nursing homes throughout the United States have long been giving antipsychotic drugs to residents, including those with medical conditions like dementia. Despite regulatory prohibitions on the misuse of this drug as “chemical restraints,” this harmful practice is still widespread, and prescribed with varying levels of informed consent from residents or their families. Scroll down to…

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The Lasting Effects of Elder Abuse [Infographic]

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Seniors who have suffered elder abuse may have experienced a variety of injuries. Aside from the obvious injuries, which may include fractures or concussions, there can be more long-lasting effects that victims suffer. Scroll down to see how elder abuse can have a long-term physical, emotional and financial impact on senior citizens.

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Scammers Turn to Tech

Scammers Turn to Tech to Trick Seniors [Infographic]

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Using computers, smartphones and social media can be a great way to stay in touch with family, but it can also open up people to potential dangers. New scams using technological advances are targeting senior citizens – these scams can be done over the phone, over the internet, via email or on social media. Scroll…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day [Infographic]

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Elder abuse is unfortunately a worldwide problem. With the global population of elderly people expected to more than double by 2050, being aware of elder abuse problems in our communities is more important than ever. Scroll down to learn more about the global problem of elder abuse.    

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3 Signs Familial Financial Abuse

3 Signs of Familial Financial Abuse [Infographic]

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It can be hard to watch your loved ones grow old and face the responsibility of looking out for their well-being. It can be even harder when you suspect your loved one is being taken advantage of, especially if it is by another member of your family. Learn the warning signs to watch for and…

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Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes [Infographic]

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As shocking as it may be, over 16,000 instances of sexual abuse have been reported in nursing homes since the year 2000. Hundreds of facilities have been cited for sexual violations and even more have been guilty of mismanaging cases of sexual abuse. Many have also been cited for multiple offenses. We trust nursing homes…

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