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How the Elder Justice Law Aims to Stymie Elder Abuse

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With elder abuse on the rise, it’s important to understand what legislation is in place to help protect seniors against elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. Studies show that elder abuse victims increase their risk of premature death threefold. Almost 11 percent of Americans age 60 and older are victims of some form of elder abuse…

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What to Do If You Suspect Elder Abuse, Neglect

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Trusting your gut could mean all the difference for an abused or exploited senior, especially when elder abuse can vary in form and subtlety. There are different avenues to consider, depending on whether you believe abuse, neglect or exploitation may be occurring. Of course, dangerous situations requiring immediate attention should be reported by calling 9-1-1…

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