Category: Elder Abuse Awareness Day

4 Critical Tools for Children to Help Aging Parents Avoid Harm This National World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Many of us do not realize what an epidemic elder abuse has become. Unfortunately, new research tells us that one in ten Older Americans over the age of 60 has experienced some form of abuse. Abuse can happen to anyone regardless of race, religious beliefs, age, or a myriad of other factors, and it happens

 

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Florida Elders Do Not Have to Rely on Abusive Caregivers

When an elderly person can no longer take care of themselves, any number of people can step in and provide necessary assistance. Family members, medical professionals, at-home caregivers and nursing home employees are just a few examples. But with so many people involved, it is important to understand the potential for elder abuse and recognize

 

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What did you do for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?

Today, June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Each year hundreds of thousands of older persons are abused‬, ‪‎neglected‬, and ‪‎exploited‬.  Many ‪‎victims‬ are people who are older, frail, and vulnerable and cannot help themselves and depend on others to meet their most basic needs. Abusers of older adults are both women and men,

 

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