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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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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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Report Indicates PA Must Do More to Fight Elder Abuse

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As baby boomers enter the last quarter of their lives, the single largest and wealthiest population group in US history officially enters old age. With old age comes illness, infirmity, and cognitive impairment. Another thing creeping up on baby boomer is elder abuse. This includes all forms of abuse — physical, emotional, and financial…. Read More »

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Financial Scams Targeting the Elderly: A Growing Problem

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Retired Boomers Increasingly Targeted by Financial Scam Artists As baby boomers hit retirements, bringing with them the largest amount of wealth a single generation has ever possessed, regulators at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) foresee an ever growing number of financial scams designed to separate boomers… Read More »

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Marvel Comics Creator Needs Superhero to Combat Elder Abuse

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Stan Lee, creator of many of the Marvel comic superheroes that drive the most successful summer blockbusters, is in need of a superhero himself. Lee has recently been embroiled in a series of legal and health battles that, taken as a whole, amount to a particularly spectacular form of elder abuse. Elder Abuse Can… Read More »

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Elder Abuse Takes Many Forms

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Elder Law Attorney Commits Elder Abuse According to a recent news report, an Elder Law attorney based in Brick, NJ stole nearly $2 million from his elderly clients, many of whom were suffering from dementia and did not have close relatives to keep a watchful eye over them. The New Jersey Attorney General’s office… Read More »

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New FINRA Rules to Help Prevent Senior Financial Abuse

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Last year around this time, the securities industry watchdog, FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), approved new rules and guidelines related to the detection and prevention of the financial exploitation of senior Americans. The new requirements are scheduled to go into effect early next month. In anticipation of the new rules, FINRA recently issued… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Nursing Home Caught Abusing Elders

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This week a Bucks County, Pennsylvania nursing home fired 10 of its employees after the abuse of nursing home residents came to light thanks to family members. According to news reports, the Saint Therese nursing home in bucolic New Hope, PA, two nursing assistant were arrested on charges of alleged abuse of elderly residents…. Read More »

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New Jersey’s Best and Worst Nursing Homes

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New Jersey Nursing Home Quality of Care The quality of care in nursing homes and assisted living facilities across the country continues to be an urgent concern as our American population ages in numbers never before seen in our history. According to a revealing new report by NJSpotlight.com, which organized data provided by investigators… Read More »

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