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  1. Learn How to Prevent Financial Abuse in Seniors

    Elder abuse is a serious problem in Arizona, affecting more than 14,000 elders every year. The elderly are at risk for many different kinds of abuse, but it is estimated that over 33% of all elder abuse cases involve financial abuse or financial exploitation. Obviously, families have many concerns when they hire a caregiver to[…] Read More…

  2. Is Your Loved One at Risk for Elder Abuse?

    Elder abuse is a serious issue that involves the abuse or neglect of people age 60 and older. The signs of abuse are often not recognized, leading to gross under-reporting of the problem. In fact, the limited research available suggests that only one in 14 cases of abuse are actually reported to the authorities. Sometimes[…] Read More…

  3. Is Your Senior Loved One at Risk for Financial Abuse? Here’s How Home Care Services Can Help.

    The seniors we love have worked hard all of their lives to provide for their families and hopefully store away a little nest egg for their retirement years. And while we’d like to picture older adults fully enjoying the security and satisfaction of their hard-earned savings – maybe finally having the opportunity to travel and[…] Read More…

  4. Warning Signs of the Real and Troubling Trend of Elder Abuse

    As our loved ones age, it’s normal to worry about them – Is Mom OK living at home by herself? When should Dad stop driving? Are my grandparents getting the care they need? Something that we don’t often think to worry about is whether or not an older loved one has been the victim of[…] Read More…

  5. Coping with Chronic Stress from COVID-19

    The arrival of COVID-19 has forced our country to face a major crisis. Although Americans of all ages are experiencing the stress associated with the outbreak, the National Institute on Aging (NIA) estimates that nearly 28 percent, or 14 million older Americans, live alone and are especially vulnerable to stress. NIA studies have shown that[…] Read More…