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Scammers Turn to Tech to Trick Seniors [Infographic]

Elder Abuse

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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Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes [Infographic]

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

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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elder financial abuse infographic

Elder Financial Abuse [Infographic]

Nursing Home Blog

Financial abuse is a frustrating reality that afflicts many in the elderly community. Most cases go unreported and can be perpetrated by different parties, from the senior’s trustee to their close family and friends. Elders suffering cognitive impairments are the easiest targets, but more than two million mentally sound seniors are also victimized every year.…

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Spread Holiday Cheer to Seniors This Year

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

  Spread Holiday Cheer to Seniors This Year With the holiday season in full swing, everyone is beginning to prepare presents, plan travels and gather with loved ones. During this time of year, many nursing home residents feel overlooked and lonely. This holiday you and your family can help ease feelings and lift their spirits…

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Is There a Multiracial Disparity in Elder Care?

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

The nursing home has traditionally been the aging population’s last place of residence. However, more and more, rising health care access and increased Medicaid funding toward assisted living and other residential facilities has offered many Americans a new lease on life in their senior years. Unfortunately, this trend towards less restrictive senior housing arrangements doesn’t…

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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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Elder Financial Abuse: Who’s to Blame?

Nursing Home Blog

When elder abuse and neglect hits headlines, it’s generally assumed that it involves a nursing home or some especially horrendous case of physical abuse administered by a caregiver. Less commonly thought about is elder financial abuse, which is a growing social, medical and public health issue. The National Center on Elder Abuse says that one…

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Nursing Home Negligence Increases in Texas

Nursing Home Blog

Elder abuse and nursing home negligence should never be a concern, let alone a reality, for anyone with a loved one in a long-term care facility, assisted living residence or nursing home. However, this issue is now one of the prevailing anxieties for family members with parents in a nursing home or who may be…

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