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What are the signs of elder abuse?

Elder abuse can happen anywhere. It may occur in an older adult's home, assisted living facility or nursing home. If you have any suspicions that your older loved one may be suffering at the hands of his or her caretaker, the National Institute on Aging has signs to...

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3 types of elder abuse

Mistreatment of the elderly is a widespread problem in the United States, and all 50 states have passed laws attempting to prevent it. Unfortunately, however, the problem often goes unreported because abused seniors are either unable to report it or are reluctant to...

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How to identify financial abuse

As people age, they face new concerns. When people think about elder abuse, they may think of physical abuse or neglect. Elder abuse can also come in the form of financial abuse. According to the National Council on Aging, those who commit elder abuse consider...

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