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Understanding Elder Abuse Under CA Law

Although knowing the signs of elder abuse can be the first step towards prevention, understanding what the law prohibits is your first step towards justice. The following are important sections from California’s Welfare and Institutions Code that help define elder

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No Nest Egg? Retirement Not Turning Out How You Planned? Beware of Financial Scams

One of the most pressing issues in the fight against elder abuse is financial exploitation of seniors. It can start something like this: You’re 72 years old; you’ve planned your retirement a certain way; and that plan isn’t taking hold

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Ombudsman: On the Front Lines of Elder Abuse

Know what an Ombudsman is? Know what one does? If not, you aren’t the only one in the dark. In fact, most people are surprised to learn that they’re on the front lines of elder abuse prevention. How? An Ombudsman

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Picking the Right Nursing Home

With elder abuse on the rise, choosing a nursing care home for mom and dad requires a thorough investigation into the facility, its employees and its history. The following are some guidelines when choosing a home: 1. Home options. Determine

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