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  • Addressing Cognitive Capacity and Elder Abuse

    Dementia and elder abuse: As a civilized society, these are terms that should not ever occur in the same sentence, yet they do and with great regularity. As I travel home from visiting a relative that I haven’t seen for the past year, I am struck with the profound sadness and odd pleasure that perhaps I can help to make the journey that lays ahead a bit less chaotic, a bit more predictable, but mostly, more dignified by personal agency to the extent possible.

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  • Services for Older Victims of Abuse

    As the nation turns its attention to matters surrounding domestic violence in the month of October, we thought we would like to explore this issue further. Laura Mosqueda,M.D. Director of the National Center on Elder Abuse, and Bonnie Brandl, MSW, Director of the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life, examine the issue.

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  • My Husband the Scam Victim

    In this blog we share with you the schemes and scams frauds and cons use to steal money and information from the elderly. We will cover the latest tricks used to coerce elders into believing it is necessary for them to give out personal information.

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Special Thanks to Judith D. Tamkin

We are sincerely appreciative to Judith D. Tamkin for her gift to help establish the USC Center on Elder Mistreatment’s website. Her deep and personal commitment to eradicating elder abuse is helping to reshape our understanding of elder abuse and ultimately save innumerable older adults from abuse and neglect.