The new legislation aims to improve transparency and reduce the abuse of those placed under guardianship.
Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed a bill that will criminalize elder abuse, setting penalties ranging from misdemeanors to felonies.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed an AARP-backed bill that will create a registry of people convicted of elder abuse.
The Act provides home- and community-based services to help keep older adults living at home, where most prefer to live
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…
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
Hi there, blog readers! This is Gerardo Cardenas with the AARP Illinois Communications Team.
Search AARP Blogs