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Checks and Balances for Protecting Against Elder Abuse

By |2020-10-08T08:18:57-07:00October 8th, 2020|

Elder abuse is a rising concern for older adults and the families caring for them. Not only can a vulnerable person be at risk for physical and financial abuse, but neglect and emotional abuse are also common. These actions can be devastating for the victim. Therefore,  families must be engaged and proactive about designing the

Tips for Finding the Right Caregivers for a Loved One

By |2020-09-13T15:47:53-07:00September 16th, 2020|

As the average age of our population continues to rise, it’s more important than ever for families to have access to experienced, quality, trustworthy caregivers. As you learn about the geriatric care industry, you’ll discover that there is a demand for caregivers.  A caregiver’s credentials are certainly important to consider. However, you also need to

Where to Locate Senior Resources to Avoid Elder Abuse

By |2020-09-11T12:26:35-07:00September 9th, 2020|

Seniors are often at high risk for abuse and neglect. Unfortunately, many of these cases go unnoticed and unreported. As these problems are increasing, it’s more important than ever for families to take a proactive approach in protecting their loved ones. If you are a family member caring for a loved one, rest assured that

Want to Combat Senior Loneliness? Become a Pen Pal.

By |2020-08-06T12:27:05-07:00August 20th, 2020|

Most current news reports focus on COVID-19 test numbers and death counts. While these statistics are important, underlying concerns often go unaddressed. One of the biggest concerns of this pandemic is the loneliness many people are feeling.  Since the aging population is at the highest risk for COVID-19 complications, many of them are isolated during

Ways to Stay Close to Seniors Despite Physical Separation

By |2020-07-09T09:32:47-07:00July 15th, 2020|

We are living in unusual times. The COVID-19 outbreak has complicated even the simplest activities. Whether shopping for groceries or gathering with friends, a certain level of risk to one’s health is now part of everyday living. Wearing masks and socially distancing certainly helps minimize the risk, but they don’t completely eliminate the potential for

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