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Nursing Homes Putting Employees and Residents at Risk of COVID-19
Employees of a Rhode Island nursing home were told that a flu shot would protect them from the coronavirus where at least 60 residents were diagnosed and one died of the virus. In Ohio, a sick employee was told to...
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Elder Abuse: Overuse of Antipsychotic Medication in Nursing Homes
Antipsychotic medication puts elderly dementia patients at higher risk of death. Unfortunately, the upsetting stereotype of the overmedicated and dazed nursing home resident is too often true for institutionalized elders across the nation. This can be caused by prescriptions for...
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Elder Abuse and Military Veterans
Our veterans have been through so much for our country, you would think they would be honored and celebrated by every single U.S. citizen. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Many companies and individuals target elderly veterans for abuse and...
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Psychologically Vulnerable Elders at Risk of Financial Exploitation
According to a new study, psychologically vulnerable seniors–those that have high depression scores and lower socioeconomic status–are more likely to experience financial elder abuse. Researchers at Wayne State University teamed up with the Illinois Institute of Technology and studied 4,440 seniors...
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Elder Abuse – Know the Facts
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Elder Abuse Awareness
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