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Elder Abuse

  • senior living in nursing home is abused by caretaker

    What Is Elder Abuse?

    A comprehensive guide to understanding domestic violence and the role of adult protective services | Elder abuse is the intentional or negligent mistreatment of an adu... read more

  • A Shelter Just for Senior Survivors

    A Shelter Just for Senior Survivors

    Director of the nation’s first elder abuse shelter talks about the unique challenges this demographic can face | Abuse is traumatic and devastating for people of all a... read more

  • Ask Amanda: My Elderly Mom Is Being Abused

    Ask Amanda: My Elderly Mom Is Being Abused

    When senior partners depend on each other, but one is abusive, what can be done? | Q: My parents are both in their 70s and I’ve suspected for a while now that my fa... read more

  • 5 Signs of Elder Abuse

    5 Signs of Elder Abuse

    How to spot it, and what to do about it | When thinking about domestic violence, the image of a young family often comes to mind. But, the truth is, abuse can happen ... read more

  • When Domestic Violence Happens Later in Life

    When Domestic Violence Happens Later in Life

    Why elders are more likely to suffer in silence | Domestic violence isn’t ageist. Seniors are just as susceptible as their younger generations to encounter abuse at th... read more