Why does elder abuse happen?

Answer There are risk factors for elder abuse whether caregivers are working at home or in an institution. Proper support systems for caregivers and seniors will benefit both.Mental and Physical Disabili... Read More »

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What is considered elder abuse?

Elder abuse is a crime that often goes unreported and affects 1 to 2 million people every year, according to the National Center on Elder Abuse. The victims of elder abuse are men and women who can... Read More »

Elder Abuse Reporting Act?

Every year in California, over 200,000 elderly American citizens suffer from financial abuse at the hands of unscrupulous family members and financial institutions. Yet, only about one in every 10... Read More »

How can you stop elder abuse?

Elder abuse occasionally is the subject of a shocking TV news expose on nursing homes or assisted-care facilities. However, the majority of elder abuse takes place at home, at the hands of the elde... Read More »

How is elder abuse prevented?

Planning for the future is one of the best ways to avoid elder abuse. Consider a variety of retirement options, ones that will encourage safety as well as independence