Elder Abuse is a “Public Health Crisis”

Q. Not long ago, my mother, who is in her 80s, was the victim of financial exploitation by an in-home health aide. It started with trips to the grocery store and small loans. Before long, the caregiver was regularly taking my … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: 8 Things You Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse

Dear Commander Bun Bun, I heard that elder abuse can include physical, financial, emotional, or psychological abuse, or abandonment and neglect, and am alarmed at how common it is. What are some ways to prevent elder abuse in … [Read more...]

Elder Abuse: A Crime Against the Disadvantaged

Abuse can come in many forms, and can affect a variety of individuals. Whether it be a child, nursing home resident, or incapacitated person - there is a common thread in most cases. Usually, the abused is a disadvantaged person … [Read more...]