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Taking a Close Look At Financial Elder Abuse Data

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A recent piece by Consumer Reports explores the discrepancies between reported numbers for financial elder abuse. The financial repercussions number in the billions, but the presented data cover a wide range. Knowing the exact numbers can help everyone understand the scale of this troubling problem. Original Damage Estimates A 2011 study performed by MetLife Mature Market Institute…

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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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Know Your Rights and Protections in a Nursing Home

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According to the U.S. Government’s official site for Medicare, residents of Medicare- or Medicaid-certified nursing homes are granted certain rights and protections under both state and federal laws. These laws are designed to ensure that you get the services you need and the care you deserve. In fact, nursing homes are required to inform you…

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Understanding the Four Categories of Elder Abuse

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Elder abuse comes in four essential forms or categories. Getting the facts about them ahead of time can not only help you identify whether elder abuse is happening to someone you love, but also to prevent it from starting. These are the four categories of elder abuse and some information that will help you recognize…

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