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80% of Philly Nursing Homes Cited for Pre-COVID-19 “Infection Control” Issues

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Philadelphia Nursing Homes Unprepared for Pandemic According to an investigation conducted by NBC10 Philadelphia into local nursing homes, eight out of ten elder care facilities in Philadelphia were non-compliant with infection control standards prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. PA Nursing Homes Host 60% of Coronavirus Deaths Eight out of 10 nursing homes in the… Read More »

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Can investor Sue Brokers over Coronavirus Losses?

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Can investor Sue Brokers over Coronavirus Losses? Now that it appears the very worst of the coronavirus pandemic may be behind us, many investors are looking at the damage wrought by the health crisis to their retirement savings. And it is ugly out there. The pandemic rocked markets like they have not been rocked… Read More »

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Tips for Investors in Turbulent Times

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TIPS FOR INVESTORS DURING ROUGH MARKETS When the stock market gets turbulent, concentrating on your general financial picture, joined with sound planning, can yield profits. These 5 tips can help maintain your financial well-being during market downturns and even improve your financial security: Return to your financial objectives. Setting clear, organized objectives—each with steps… Read More »

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Baby Boomers Consistently Neglect Financial Planning

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Baby Boomers Consistently Neglect Financial Planning Recent research by the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) demonstrates that one out of three baby boomers who are approaching or commencing the retirement stage are yet to do any financial planning in the past two years. The recent survey reveals that baby boomers are only… Read More »

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As Boomers Age, Elder Law Expands

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ELDER LAW PROTECTS OLDER CITIZENS FROM FINANCIAL ABUSE Financial exploitation is a segment of elder law. It’s a developing field of practice that involves not just advance medical directives, estate planning, guardianship, probate and will contests, but also real estate, tax, employment, special needs, discrimination, domestic violence, and Medicaid issues. The number of individuals… Read More »

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Scammers Use Financial Industry Credentials to Deceive Public

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FINRA ADVISES BEWARE OF EMAIL SCAMMERS AS NEW SCHEMES RISING DAILY In recent times, scammers have been consistently preying on the financial services industry. Remarkably, they often succeed in singling out their prey based on reports from cybersecurity regulators and experts. “It’s almost as if many of these fraudsters have worked in financial services… Read More »

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Elder Abuse Rises as US Population Ages

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Aging Population Faces Increasing Number of Abuses As a vast sector of the US population reaches old age and the systems in place to supervise its care remain inadequate, instances of elder abuse will continue to rise. This includes not only the physical and emotional abuse of the elderly in nursing homes and care… Read More »

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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Experts Say Elder Abuse May Spike But if you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve probably seen at least one story that deals with elder abuse. In other words, you may already be aware of how elder abuse has become a national epidemic. Local news outlets recently picked up a story about a Delaware… Read More »

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Older Americans Face Rise in Deadly Falls

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Among Older Americans, Falls Becoming More Fatal In 2000, the rate of deadly falls was 52 per 100,000 people. In 2016, that rate of death rose to 111 per 100,000. According to a new study, falls among Americans 75 or over are becoming more deadly. This statistic is made even more tragic due to… Read More »

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SEC Philadelphia Office Opens Program to Help Senior Investors Avoid Scams

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Want to protect yourself from elder financial abuse? As regulators and legislators around the country respond to the growing problem of elder financial abuse in the US, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Philadelphia office is hosting an event to help seniors to avoid becoming the next victims of abuse. The SEC Philly office,… Read More »

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