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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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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 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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