Posts Tagged ‘elder abuse’

Financial elder abuse affects untold numbers of older adults every year. Fortunately, under a new law, recently signed and set to take effect September 2018, older adults will have a new weapon in their arsenal in the fight against this type of abuse. The federal Public Law 115-174 amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Know the Facts

July 13th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

The United Nations designates each June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The UN recognizes that elder abuse is a problem on a global scale, especially with the older population growing substantially in almost every country in the world. Elder abuse also seems to be a “taboo” topics in many parts of the world. […]

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month

June 18th, 2018 by David Goldfarb

As many as five million cases of elder abuse are reported to the authorities each year. Unfortunately, most cases of elder abuse probably go unreported. Because June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month, we here at Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman and Kutzin, LLP, would like to take this opportunity to call attention to this important topic. The […]

Elder Abuse Resources

January 30th, 2014 by David Goldfarb

Administration on Aging of the Department of Health & Human Services National Center on Elder Abuse American Bar Association: Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly Elder Abuse Resource Page NursingHomeAlert.com: The nursing home abuse and neglect resource center for the elderly and their families New York State Elder Abuse Coalition National Coalition Against Domestic Violence […]