World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

As we age we become vulnerable. We begin to doubt our memories, our bodies are not as reliable as they used to be, and technological advances outstrip our abilities to keep up with them. With this vulnerability comes the opportunity for abuse. Unfortunately, elder abuse is becoming more and more common, both physically and financially…. Read More »

Guilty Verdict for Brooke Astor’s Son Brings Elder Abuse Issues to the Forefront

The recent verdict by a New York jury finding Anthony Marshall guilty of stealing from his aging mother,  Brooke Astor,  while she suffered from Alzheimer’s disease is a sad reminder that abuse of elders does occur.  Elder abuse is an issue that is all too common in our society, but one that rarely gets much attention…. Read More »