elder abuse

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The Act provides home- and community-based services to help keep older adults living at home, where most prefer to live
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Elder abuse is an important public health problem that has negative consequences on the health and well-being of older adults and contributes to avoidable health spending. Studies have found that elder abuse leads to increased use of emergency room and in-patient hospital care, and estimates are…
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Among the more shocking statistics about domestic violence is that African American women die at the hands of a spouse or family member much more often than men or women of other races. Domestic violence happens year round, so let’s remain aware of the signs.
2015 White House Conference on Aging
“We have to start thinking about healthy aging starting at an early age,” Amy St. Peter, human services manager for the Maricopa Association of Governments, told attendees in Phoenix at the second of a series of five forums leading up to the White House Conference on Aging this summer.
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“Make this a national conversation,” Cecilia Muñoz, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, urged participants in Tampa at the first in a series of five regional forums preparing for the White House Conference on Aging this summer.
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On the night I got to know Mickey Rooney, I had to keep reminding myself that the little - very little - old man sitting across from me was once the biggest star on Planet Earth.
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Hi there, blog readers! This is Gerardo Cardenas with the AARP Illinois Communications Team.
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On July 2,  USA Today reported that more than 20 former employees of a Georgia Alzheimer's care center are facing dozens of criminal charges after a three-month state investigation uncovered allegations of cruel treatments of patients.
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The following is a guest post from Bill Hogan, a writer and editor on the AARP Media News team.
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The video is disturbing. Shot on a cell phone, the 10-minute clip shows a team of 12- and 13-year-old boys harassing their 68-year-old school bus monitor, Karen Klein, with insults, profanity and threats. But since kids from the Greece, New York, school bus uploaded the bullying video to YouTube, Klein has received an international outpouring of sympathy--and cash.
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