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Preventing Elder Abuse of Someone You Love – They helped you, now they need your help.

June 18, 2012


Older individuals can be especially vulnerable to financial abuse or exploitation at the hands of others. Individuals with physical or cognitive impairments are at even greater risk. The source of mistreatment may be a stranger or someone an individual trusts — even a family member. As a caregiver, it is important that you are alert to […]

Protect Yourself from Elder Abuse

June 18, 2012


As an older American you are the best and first line of defense against elder abuse in this country.  Don’t shut your eyes to it, it can happen to you, your friends and your family and it ruins lives.  You have saved a life time to be able to care for yourself in old age, […]

U of Michigan News Service | Answer isn’t always on the ‘tip of the tongue’ for older adults

June 18, 2012


ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Has your memory failed you today, such as struggling to recall a word that’s “on the tip of your tongue?” If so, you’re not alone. New University of Michigan research indicates that “tip-of-the-tongue” errors happen often to adults ages 65-92. In a study of 105 healthy, highly-educated older adults, 61 percent reported this […]