Tag: senior abuse

Nursing Home Murder Perplexing

So how can this happen – a 100-year old nursing home resident murdered in her room?! Read more here. The son does not blame the nursing home and in fact his mother loved the place. And in terms of quality, it seemed to rank well with the available data from...

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The goal of the day is to recognize elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue and to raise awareness to ultimately put an end to the abuse and neglect of older adults. This annual observance of World Elder Abuse...

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New Bill Would Protect Senior Citizens from Scams, Fraud and Abuse

Three Congressional representatives have introduced a new bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud, and abuse. The bill would give state and local governments more resources to combat elder abuse. Some measures included in the bill: Establish an Elder Justice Coordinating Council to coordinate activities of the Federal, State,...

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