Elder abuse is something no one wants to admit happens, but it is increasing in frequency and it’s up to the younger generation to stop it. In a previous blog, we discussed the three types of abuse our aging loved ones are targets for: physical, psychological and financial. For our […]Continue reading
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What to Do When a Loved One is a Victim of Elder Abuse
Unfortunately, our elderly are perfect targets for abuse. In fact, 1 out of 10 senior citizens will experience some type of abuse according to the National Center on Elder Abuse. Elder abuse can affect any family, no matter the race, creed, or socio-economic background. However, only 20 percent of elder […]Continue reading
What is Elder Abuse?
Over 3.2 million adults live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in the U.S. Up to 40 percent of all adults will enter a nursing home at some point during their lives and as the U.S. population ages, the number of nursing home residents is expected to grow. […]Continue reading