Signs of Elder Abuse & What You Can Do to Help

By |2019-04-15T16:44:55-06:00April 2nd, 2019|

According the National Council on Aging (NCOA), 6 out of 10 elders, defined as anyone 60 and over, have experienced some form of abuse. The World Health Organization estimates an even higher number. Studies cited by the NCOA, find that victims of elder abuse are more likely to die prematurely than other elders. To [...]

How to Protect Your Senior Loved One From Bad In-Home Care

By |2019-04-15T17:04:43-06:00March 15th, 2019|

Your senior loved one deserves to be able to age in place without worrying about being harmed or neglected by a caregiver. When you hire in-home care, you need to know that your loved one is safe and enjoys spending time with the person, or people, who visit their home. As you prepare to [...]

You Can Prevent Elder Fraud By Getting Rid of Junk Mail

By |2019-02-20T17:56:42-06:00February 22nd, 2019|

Junk mail, spam emails and telemarketing calls can be a heavy burden for older adults. As people age, their natural ability to make decisions begins to decline. The pile of mail in the mailbox becomes difficult to sort. The offer that is too good to be true gets harder to turn down. The dining [...]

What are the Signs that You Hired the Wrong Caregiver?

By |2019-02-12T16:16:58-06:00February 12th, 2019|

Finding the right type of caregiver for your elderly or disabled loved one can be a challenging and intensive process, and you may not know where to begin. So, what does what does caregiver mean? A caregiver is someone who assumes the responsibilities involved with the primary care for an individual who is no [...]

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Top 10 Ways to Prevent Elder Abuse, Theft, and Assault

By |2018-10-06T18:52:58-06:00September 25th, 2018|

Elders who have been abused have a 300% higher risk of early death when compared to those who have not been mistreated.   Elder abuse includes emotional abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, physical abuse, neglect, and abandonment. Anyone could be a perpetrator, from children, other family members, and spouses, to staff at assisted living, nursing [...]