$2.9 Billion Swindled from Older Adults Due to Financial Elder Abuse

Epidemic of Financial Elder Abuse Across Country Means Seniors Lose $2.9 Billion Per Year This past summer, the United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of Older Americans Month. The anniversary marks a dramatic shift in the demographics of the country – when former President John F. Kennedy introduced Older Americans Month, there were 17 million people over the age of 65, but in 2013, there … [Read more...]

Three Nurses Prosecuted on Elder Abuse Charges Committed “For Laughs”

British Nurses On Trial For Elder Abuse - Reportedly Committed For Their Entertainment Three nurses who worked at a care facility in Lancaster, in the United Kingdom, have been taken to court on elder abuse charges. Reportedly, the three women abused patients “for laughs,” and the nursing facility covered up their abuse. The jury was told that the women targeted 8 patients in particular for … [Read more...]