NYT Article About Minimizing the Risk and Consequences of Seniors Falling

I recommend Jane Brody’s column titled Falls Can Kill You. Here’s How to Minimize the Risk in The NY Times on Tuesday 2/26, not just because it resonated with me personally, but because it cites risk factors and consequences that might well be overlooked by even the most experienced among us on the front lines of caregiving and management.  It could also be used as a resource for people receiving familial concern and/or professional care who don’t want to hear these things from their loved ones or caregivers.  Here’s the link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/25/well/live/falls-can-kill-you-heres-how-to-minimize-the-risk.html

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‘I’m Petitioning … for the Return of My Life’

Artice from New York Times December 9, 2018 regarding forced guardianships and the horrors it can create for clients.  Read more…

Orion is creating a resource for its members who suspect that they are dealing with potential elder abuse situations, to avoid unnecessary reporting to Adult Protective Services.  Such reports can create greater nightmares and horror situations.

 

Perry A. Shulman, CPA
Chair- Orion Elder Abuse Committee

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New data show hundreds of thousands of elder abuse cases even with huge reporting gaps

“Across the USA, solitude has become a deadly threat for hundreds of thousands of senior citizens living at home.” This article was in the November 28, 2018 edition of USA Today.  You may find it to be of interest.

Click here to be directed to article ———->   https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/11/27/elderly-abuse-neglect-federal-government-statistics/2113361002/

 

Best Regards,

Perry A. Shulman, CPA
Chair – Orion Elder Abuse Committee

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Elder Abuse and Murder Accusations Surface in Battle Over Casey Kasem’s Estate

“Regardless of who, if anyone, is ultimately found at fault of the neglect and abuse (or murder) that led to Casey’s death, this case highlights yet again that the elder abuse epidemic is only getting worse and that even the rich and famous aren’t immune from it.”
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Perry A. Shulman, CPA
Chair – Orion Elder Abuse Advocacy Committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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