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2014-10-16 23:15:12

Elder abuse experts convene in Denver to arm service providers who work with seniors with the tools to prevent crimes of fraud, abuse and neglect. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 National and local experts in the fields associated with elder abuse, exploitation, neglect and identity theft are coming together in Denver, Colorado on October 23 and 24 to participate in a think tank and a DACUM (develop a curriculum) at the Denver headquarters of the Society of Certified Senior...

2014-10-01 23:14:49

This weekend Pope Francis drew the world's attention to neglect of the elderly, which he called "tantamount to hidden euthanasia." A new survey of elder care experts in the U.S. finds that self-neglect is a growing problem that often goes unreported in this country. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 This weekend Pope Francis drew world-wide attention to the problem of neglect of the elderly. Speaking to 40,000 seniors in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, he decried...

2014-09-29 08:30:39

NCEA provides assistance, training, education and tools to states and community-based organizations addressing elder abuse that affects 1 in 10 seniors each year LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) was named the sole grant recipient to become the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), a vital clearinghouse created by the Administration on Aging (AoA), part of the Administration on Community Living (ACL) in...

2014-09-24 23:09:45

Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according a new survey of elder care experts released today. Elderly couple surviving on Pepsi and granola bars among tragic cases revealed in survey results. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according a new survey of elder care experts issued today by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers...

2014-09-18 23:04:05

Dr. Christine Murray, a counseling professor at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, answers common questions about abuse, how to help and why victims stay. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 October is more than just the season for Halloween, it’s also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a scary story. According to the CDC survey, over a third of women and over a fourth...

2014-07-15 08:28:54

AV rated elder abuse attorneys in every state are invited by the Nursing Home Complaint Center to carry out their mission of helping families of those who died from neglect in nursing homes WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is inviting AV rated elder abuse attorneys in each state to join in their initiative to address our nation's severe issue with nursing home, or rehab facility patients dying, because the care providers in these types of...

2014-07-07 23:06:50

Levinson Axelrod fights for the rights of nursing home patients throughout New Jersey who are injured by abuse and neglect. The firm observed World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 by helping to educate the public on the growing problem of elder abuse. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The United Nations, the National Center on Elder Abuse, and the World Health Organization have designated June 15th as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The law firm of Levinson Axelrod observed this day...

2014-06-13 23:00:51

The National Crime Prevention Council Announces Efforts To Support World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) announces its support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2014. With more than five million cases of elder abuse reported since 2010 and $2.9 billion lost as a result of theft or financial fraud committed against the elderly, NCPC has made it a priority to prevent crimes against seniors. NCPC...

2014-06-12 23:00:56

The workshop will be presented by Marilyn Hammerschmidt, RN, BSN on Thursday, June 12th, from 4PM to 6PM at the Castle Rock Adventist Hospital. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to supporting and protecting elders. The State of Colorado has passed a new law that will go into effect on July 1, 2014 that mandates health, financial and other professional groups working with seniors to report...

2014-05-30 23:13:26

Leading Southern California mediators in elder care issues provide families with a guide to exploring options for caring for an aging loved one, with a section on how to have a successful family conversation about sensitive or delicate family issues. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Elder care mediator Cynthia Saffir - along with fellow mediator, Marci Barrett - has written a user-friendly family guide that will be available June 1st for download from the firm’s website,...


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