November 3, 2020
At the present time, elderly individuals are more active, noticeable, and more independent than ever. They live longer and enjoy better health than in past generations. But as the elderly population grows speedily in America, so does the secreted problem of elder abuse, exploitation, and neglect. (more…)
October 14, 2020
How to Protect an Aging Parent from Elder Abuse
The American Psychological Association (APA) estimates that approximately two million elderly Americans file abuse reports each year because of mistreating. Still, for every denounced case, five more go entirely unreported. Elder abuse includes physical, sexual, financial, and emotional harm, and it’s often a private caregiver or a nursing home employee who’s involved. (more…)
November 16, 2015
Elder abuse specifically is defined as someone who is 65 years of age or older being deprived of services that should be in place, or having a caregiver or medical professionals treat them in a way that is cruel or otherwise physically, emotionally, or financially detrimental to him or her.