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Watchdog: Hazards, training, background checks among problems at troubled assisted-living facilities

Mother Marcy Home Care-Chateau, an assisted living center in Anaheim, evicted a resident earlier this year without advance notice and abandoned him …

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Agencies raise concerns over response to worsening elder abuse

onNovember 25, 2015 in News & features 0<p>The failure of successive federal governments to invest in a national elder abuse strategy means that …

Alabama woman sentenced for stealing more than $300,000 from dementia patient

A Pleasant Grove woman was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in federal prison for her plea to bank fraud and identity theft in the theft of …

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AlabamaAgeline.gov<p>official site of the Alabama Department of Senior Services<p>In the past 12 months approximately<p>98,868 Seniors received services …

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Elder Justice and Advocacy Brochure<p>Abuse of elders takes many different forms, some involving intimidation or threats, some involving neglect, and …

Elder abuse nightmares driving state petition push for reform

An Alabama woman is calling on state lawmakers to pass a bill to protect the rights of adult children of elders under the guardianship of others to …

What do you know about elder abuse?

Thousands of elderly persons and adults who have disabilities are abused, neglected, and exploited in Alabama each year. To help raise awareness, …

Kerri Kasem's mission to help families fight elder abuse

A harrowing ordeal that played out in the media, has inspired one woman to help others avoid the heartbreak she endured. Many viewers may remember …

White House Conference On Aging 2015: Elder Justice

As you likely sadly know, elder financial abuse is a tragic problem in America. As Richard Cordray, director of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said at the <i>Elder Justice in the Twenty-First Century</i> panel of the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA): “Older Americans all too often …

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Elder Abuse & Neglect: Spotting the Warning Signs and Getting Help

Elder Abuse and Neglect<p>Spotting the Warning Signs and Getting Help<p>Many elderly adults are abused in their own homes, in relatives’ homes, and even in …