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Elder Abuse Statistics Revealed – 3 Alarming Facts Statistics Don’t Tell You

The latest elder abuse statistics are devastating.   The National Center on Elder Abuse estimated that more than a million seniors suffered abuse or neglect in a single year.  The estimate in the NCEA report is just the tip of the … Continue reading

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Aging In Place – 3 Reasons Why Insanity Helps Aging In Place

What Is Aging In Place? For most people aging in For most people aging in place means living in non-medical surroundings. Some live in the home where they raised their families. Many choose to downsize to apartment living. Others move … Continue reading

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Elder Financial Abuse – 4 Strategies To Avoid Elder Financial Abuse

What Is Elder Financial Abuse? Elder financial abuse happens when the senior’s funds, property, or assets are used improperly. The abuser could be an institution or even the very people we choose to give our power of attorney to. Elder … Continue reading

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Daily Money Management For Seniors – Can You Spell PONZI???

I’m sure it’s not news to you that elderly financial abuse is growing at an alarming rate. Legitimate firms who offer daily money management for seniors can be a godsend. No doubt about it, these services allow lots of folks … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Abuse – Why These Horror Stories Are On The Rise

Nursing Home Abuse – Who Says There’s A Problem? Unfortunately we are hearing reports of nursing home abuse more frequently than ever before. Television newscasts, newspaper articles, and online sources are beginning to put the spotlight on this growing problem. … Continue reading

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Elderly Independent Living – A Senior’s First Choice

There are many reasons why you might feel it’s better if your aging parent doesn’t live alone. Get ready for for some opposition!!   I don’t know why I was surprised that elderly independent living is usually a senior’s first choice. … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Falls – Is Under Staffing To Blame?

When seniors live on their own are they more prone to falling?  Or are nursing home falls just as likely? Most people tend to think the nursing home residents will receive more attention and better care than if they had … Continue reading

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Senior Falls – Injuries Go Hand In Hand

Did you know there is a double standard for how to react to falls? When children fall, you’re supposed to shrug it off most of the time.  Whenever your aging parent falls, sound the alarm!  Senior Falls And Injuries Go … Continue reading

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Is Your Bathroom “Senior Safe”?

Your bathroom may be the most dangerous room in your home.  Wet slick surfaces make it easy to lose your balance.  When you make your bathroom “senior safe,” you reduce the threat of accidents for everyone. You can tell bathroom … Continue reading

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