Signs Your Senior Loved One is a Victim of Elder Abuse

Signs Your Senior Loved One is a Victim of Elder Abuse

The following article on signs of elder abuse  is reprinted with the permission of Sally Perkins , an American former home care and hospice manager. Signs Your Senior Loved One is a Victim of Elder Abuse If only we lived in a world where people… Read more

Financial Abuse of the Elderly

Financial Abuse of the Elderly

  Elderly people are more susceptible to financial abuse and  fraudulent schemes such as telemarketers  and contest frauds . Due to medical, technological and public health advances, the life span of a typical North American male or female has increased from age 68 in 1950 to approximately… Read more

when caregivers become abusive

Abusive Cargivers

My first realization of such a notion as a cruel caregiver was as a child watching the movie “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane” when Joan Crawford  is served a rat on a silver tray for lunch by her caregiving sister played by Bette Davis. This article… Read more

One In Ten Seniors Suffer From Financial Abuse

The Vancouver Sun today reported that one in ten seniors will suffer from Elder Financial abuse, often at the hands of their closest loved ones.   “While a B.C. man was in hospital having brain surgery, his daughter was busy taking over his bank accounts… Read more