Elder Abuse & Neglect Category
Elder Abuse and Neglect – Elder abuse and self- neglect become a common occurrence as our population ages. Older adults are more frequently abused by adult children, spouses, other family or individuals they view as trustworthy versus a stranger. Older adults who experience isolation, depression or memory loss practice self -neglect when they fail to care for themselves as compared to another individual acting in their own best interest. How can we identify those unable to care for themselves and provide support without being suspect of undue influence?
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I recently received a letter with an AARP logo telling me that I may have sewer line issues and that I should contact a particular company to have an investigation completed or I might be personally liable for damage to my sewer line and to the homes of my neighbors. I took a moment and was abl...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
By Pamela D. Wilson CSA, MS, BS/BA, CG Years ago when I operated my own in home caregiving company, I was retained to set up care for a married couple. When I met the wife who we'll call Mary, she was recovering from a hip fracture in a local nursing home. She was petite with a very swee...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
I initiated and participated in a court hearing for an older adult client who was the victim of elder abuse resulting from retaining the services of an in home companion caregiver. When the theft initially occurred, there were questions about proceeding to report the elder abuse crime especia...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
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When caregivers experience burnout, the plan is to get through the day. This type of coping can result in strategies and positive responses to challenging situations. The opposite also occurs where poor coping results in unstable and dysfunctional caregiving relationships that harm aging parent...Family Membership Library Click Here
Last week I participated in a court hearing for a client who had experienced theft. When the theft initially occurred, there was the question about proceeding to report the crime especially since the items in question were recovered. I was disturbed about this event occurring again to another v...Family Membership Library Click Here
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