Articles on Elder Abuse and Neglect

Community partnerships improve access to courts for dealing with elder abuse By Hon. Barbara Crowder Bench and Bar, September 2012 An estimated 3 to 5 million cases of elder abuse are reported annually in the United States and some experts believe 60% of all cases are not being reported.
Financial abuse of the elderly: An overview By Elizabeth Fink Elder Law, September 2008 The purpose of this article is to educate on elder abuse issues, specifically the financial exploitation of the elderly.
Financial abuse of the elderly By Ann B. Conroy Elder Law, June 2006 While the physical abuse of the elderly or disabled persons commands the headlines, financial abuse is greatly under-reported and often unpunished.
Casenote-The Toth case and its significance for the elder abuse program By Lee Beneze Elder Law, October 2004 The Toth decision was handed down by the Illinois Appellate Court in March, 2004.
Elder abuse: A practitioner’s short guide By Marc R. Miller Elder Law, October 2000 Let us assume that during an office conference, a trip to a client's residence, or a visit to a client in a nursing home you observe some disturbing indications.

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