Elder Abuse Alert: What providers need to know in 2017

Domestic Violence

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  In the US, one woman is fatally shot by a spouse, ex-spouse or dating partner every 14 hours. It is a shocking statistic. Domestic Violence affects every demographic and knows no boundary of race, economic status, nationality or sexual orientation, or level of education. http://www.ncadv.org/ Nearly three in ten women and one in ten… Read more »

Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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  Today, June 15, is Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  According to the Administration on Aging, this day was initiated in 2006 as a day for communities throughout the world to raise awareness of this issue and its effects on the individuals involved. In the world of senior care, elder abuse is something we think about frequently. … Read more »