Elder Abuse

  • INFOGRAPHIC: What to do if you have been scammed

     INFOGRAPHIC: What to do if you have been scammed

    It is estimated that One Million Elders lose over 2.6 Billion each year through Financial Abuse. In fact, Elders are a top target for scammers in the U.S. So – What can you do if you or someone you love has been scammed? Click Here to Open the Infographic in a new window.   At…

  • INFOGRAPHIC: The Truth About Elder Abuse

     INFOGRAPHIC: The Truth About Elder Abuse

    Our older population – persons 65 years or older – represent 14.5% of the current U.S. Population. This number is expected to double in the next 25 years. The hard truth is that 1-in-10 will experience some form of physical, emotional or financial abuse this year. Click Here to Open the Infographic in a new…

  • INFOGRAPHIC: The High Cost Of Elder Financial Abuse

     INFOGRAPHIC: The High Cost Of Elder Financial Abuse

    Seniors Who Fall Victim To Financial Exploitation Pay A Price That Goes Beyond Money Lost. Typically perpetrated by a family member, caregiver or another trusted individual, elder financial abuse – such as illegally or improperly taking funds or assets – can shake a victim’s financial footing and have a profound impact on that person’s well-being….

  • INFOGRAPHIC: 12 Steps to Prevent Elder Abuse

     INFOGRAPHIC: 12 Steps to Prevent Elder Abuse

    Elder Abuse is any intentional or negligent act that causes harm to an elderly person or dependent adult. It includes physical abuse, financial abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, exploitation, emotional abuse, abandonment and isolation. Tragically, 1-in-10 Americans over the age of 65 will experience some type of elder abuse this year! Here are 12 easy steps…

  • Tips to Protect Against Physical Elder Abuse & Neglect

     Tips to Protect Against Physical Elder Abuse & Neglect

    Tips and resources to help protect against physical abuse and neglect. Elder abuse includes physical and financial abuse, as well as neglect of persons 65 years of age and older. Neglect typically means the refusal or failure to provide an elderly person with such life necessities as food, water, clothing, shelter, personal hygiene, medicine, comfort,…