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What Is Elder Abandonment in California?

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It’s a terrible thought that 1 in 6 elders around the world have been abused. Elder abuse can take many forms, including physical, verbal, emotional and sexual. But it can also take another form that many people aren’t aware of: abandonment. Generally, elder abandonment means leaving an elderly person without care, but the actual definition…

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How to File a Complaint About Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

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Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is more common than many people realize. If a loved one is a nursing home resident, you should be alert for any signs of abuse. Nursing home abuse is illegal. If you suspect that a loved one has been abused or neglected, or is living in a nursing home where conditions are unsanitary or unsafe,…

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Prevent Seniors From Mismanaging Money

Prevent Seniors from Mismanaging Money [Infographic]

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Unfortunately, many of our loved ones struggle to stay financially independent as they get older. Short-term memory begins to suffer, investments can become more erratic and organization gets lax. It is just as important to protect them from making bad financial decisions on their own as it is to protect them from any kind of…

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Elder Abuse That Leads To Lawsuit

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Elder abuse is a continuing legal concern for victims and their families who entrust the care of their loved ones to a nursing home or care facility. Elder abuse is a broad term and can encompass many behaviors that harm, violate or exploit older adults. Assisted living facilities and nursing homes across the nation have…

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Spreading Valentine’s Day Love to the Elderly

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you probably already have plans to give your significant other beautiful roses, chocolates, and a great dinner. But don’t forget, this day is to express love to all who hold a special place in your heart – including your elderly loved ones. This year, consider making Valentine's Day a…

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How to Treat Elderly Depression Naturally

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When it comes to depression, it is not an issue that just affects young people or middle-aged adults. About 6 million elderly, age 65 and older, are affected by depression in the United States. Stressful life issues can bring these feelings to the forefront. Whether the elder has  recently lost a loved one, has been diagnosed with…

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Nursing Home Abuse Caught on Social Media

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Every nursing home resident deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. It's shocking to think that nursing home staff would mentally abuse their patients by exposing them to public humiliation. Yet that is exactly what happened in at least several dozen incidents over the last few years where staff took pictures and videos of…

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