Category: Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse: Frequently Asked Questions
Fri Feb 2022

Elder Abuse: Frequently Asked Questions

Elder abuse is the physical, emotional, financial, sexual mistreatment or neglect of an elderly individual. If you or an elderly loved one is the victim of any type of elder abuse,

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Profile of an Elder Abuse Victim and the Abuser
Wed Dec 2021

Profile of an Elder Abuse Victim and the Abuser

It is difficult to simply categorize who will become a victim of elder abuse or could be a perpetrator of the abuse. However, some studies have addressed specific types of elder ab

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New Jersey Elder Abuse and Neglect Statutes
Wed Nov 2021

New Jersey Elder Abuse and Neglect Statutes

Nursing homes should provide quality medical care and assistant with daily living activities to the elderly who cannot properly care for themselves. While most facilities do, there

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Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse
Sat Oct 2021

Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

It is not an easy decision to place an elderly loved one in a nursing home. In fact for some of us, this may not even be a choice but rather forced upon us due to our loved one’s

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How To Prove Financial Elder Abuse
Wed Oct 2021

How To Prove Financial Elder Abuse

The older we get, the more susceptible we become to all types of elder abuse. Elder financial abuse, one the most common types of elder abuse, is a growing concern in today’s soc

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Getting Legal Justice for Elder Abuse Victims
Tue Oct 2021

Getting Legal Justice for Elder Abuse Victims

As our loved ones get older, the last thing we want is for them to become victims of elder abuse. Unfortunately, elder abuse is more prevalent than most of would like to believe. A

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The Consequences of Elder Abuse
Wed Sep 2021

The Consequences of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse may not be something we want to think about happening to a loved one, but there is no doubt that it’s happening all around us. At least 10% of adults over the age of

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Elder Abuse: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
Fri Sep 2021

Elder Abuse: Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

Elder abuse is any intentional or knowing action by a caregiver or any other individual that results in harm or serious risk of harm to an elderly vulnerable adult. All 50 states h

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Endangering the Welfare of an Elderly or Disabled Individual
Sat Jul 2021

Endangering the Welfare of an Elderly or Disabled Individual

New Jersey law makes endangering the welfare of an elderly or disabled individual a serious offense. If the endangerment happened in a nursing home or long term care facility at th

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How to Report Elder Abuse in New Jersey
Fri Jul 2021

How to Report Elder Abuse in New Jersey

Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is more prevalent than most people think. Many nursing home residents fall victim to neglect and abuse each year – despite the fact that federal

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