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3 Signs Familial Financial Abuse

3 Signs of Familial Financial Abuse [Infographic]

Elder Abuse

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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Shocking Statistics On Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse At Extreme Levels [Infographic]

Nursing Home Blog

It’s shocking to learn how often our parents and grandparents are being mistreated in the very nursing homes we trust to keep them safe and comfortable. According to a new Congressional Committee report, your loved one has a one in three chance of being abused, neglected or taken advantage of while in someone else’s care.…

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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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Seniors Use Skits and Songs to Stifle Scammers

Nursing Home Blog

Los Angeles area senior citizens are in danger. Con artists have them in their sights. But they have some powerful allies in the fight against elder abuse. The Stop Senior Scams Acting Program, which uses entertainment, skits, and song and dance to raise awareness among seniors about fraud, is leading the fight against this insidious…

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Elder Abuse May Include Stealing

Nursing Home Blog

One of the scariest things that can happen to a person when they age is to suffer from elder abuse.  In a recent Livermore, California, case it became clear that the court doesn’t just view physical harm or neglect to qualify for the definition of elder abuse anymore.  Stealing money from elderly – which could…

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Financial Elder Abuse a Growing Problem

Nursing Home Blog

How severe is financial elder abuse — defined as taking, concealing or misusing funds or assets of a senior — in the U.S.? It has generally been thought that losses to seniors due to financial abuse are around $2.9 billion annually, as determined by insurer MetLife. However, a private financial services company released a new…

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Elder Abuse Concerns on the Rise in West Michigan

Nursing Home Blog

Elder abuse and neglect is an egregious offense. It’s often difficult to imagine that it occurs with such frequency. For some communities around the U.S., it’s a growing reality. According to a recent article in MLive.com, the small West Michigan town of Kalamazoo is taking measures to combat elder abuse, especially one of its lesser-recognized…

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