Elder Abuse

Abuse Risk for Elders with Dementia

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Dementia is an illness affecting one's memory and other cognitive functions that are severe enough to interfere with one's daily life activities. Elders with dementia are thought to be at greater risk of abuse and neglect than those of the general elderly population. While most seniors have full command of their mental states, those who…

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Veterans Elder Abuse [Infographic]

Elder Abuse

Veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces are provided with Veterans Affairs (VA) community living centers that are touted as home-like environments with better services for each tenant. Unfortunately, as the population of elderly veterans rises, so does veterans elder abuse. (Click infographic to enlarge)  

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Four Great Ways To Help The Elderly

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According to the bureau of labor statistics https://goo.gl/LRDF7 62.6 million american's volunteered at least once in 2015. Although there are no exact stats on senior and elder volunteering, the fact remains that our elderly population is in dire need of Volunteers. By contribute a few hours per month, anyone can make a big impact on a senior's…

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