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Elder Abuse

Mistreatment of an adult later in life that results in harm or loss.
  • The term elder abuse encompasses a wide array of mistreatment of the elderly. Learn the warning signs, laws, and what to expect if you need to report a suspected case of risk or harm to an older person.
  • Seniors and their caregivers are prone to many unique legal challenges. The issues these family caregivers face highlight the importance of obtaining legal documents and having an elder law attorney on your care team.
  • Mobile devices and social media platforms have provided a number of benefits to society, but these tools have also made it easier for unsavory people to exploit vulnerable individuals, such as the elderly and those with dementia. Learn more about this prevalent issue and see how you can prevent your loved one from becoming a victim.
  • Brooke Astor's grandson, Philip, was recently cut out of his father's will after he accused his father of elder abuse against his late grandmother who'd had Alzheimer's disease, costing him an estimated $9 million inheritance.
  • A new, nationwide elder abuse analysis has led to a surprising conclusion that could cause older Americans to think twice about trusting their money to those nearest and dearest to them.
  • Research on bullying in long-term care facilities indicates that mean girls don't actually "grow up," they just get older.
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