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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How Criminals Steal $37 Billion A Year from America’s Elderly MAY 3, 2018 • PAGE 4 OF 4

Use the  URL below to retrieve this article from the Financial Advisor publication.  Quite interesting.

Perry A. Shulman, CPA

Chair, Orion Elder Abuse Advocacy Committee 

 

How Criminals Steal $37 Billion A Year from America’s Elderly

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FRAUD IN THE FAMILY

The theme of this article appearing in the February 2018 edition of the AARP Magazine is that in many cases, the people one knows best are most likely to cheat or swindle them.    Click below to retrieve the article:  https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2018/family-fraud.html

Submitted by Perry A. Shulman, CPA  Chair, Elder Abuse Focus Committee  March 12, 2018

 

 

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NY Managed Long Term Care Companies (MLTC) Are Killing Elders By Refusing Mandated Services.

NY Managed Long Term Care Companies (MLTC) Are Killing Elders By Refusing Mandated Services. – My Elder Advocate, LLC

The New York Legal Assistance Group has filed a federal class action lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York to challenge threatened and actual reductions in Medicaid-funded home care services. Named Plaintiffs and the class they seek to represent are people with disabling conditions who need home care services to remain safely in their homes and communities.

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Deadly Drugs Misused In U.S. Nursing Facilities

From AARP:

When the family of Bobby Glenn Tweed made the difficult decision to have him admitted to a nursing home in January 2013, little did they realize he would have just months left to live. While diagnosed with dementia, Tweed, 78, was still a vigorous man.

But without his family’s consent, Tweed was given psychotropic drugs that are known to be fatal among older patients with dementia. In 10 months, he was dead. Read more

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