A complete guide to prevent elders’ abuse

Prevention for the Individual: from Stranger Abuse (although these tips are under the section of elder abuse, everyone can use them) Do not leave your doors unlocked, even if you are home during the day.When you leave the house, you can leave on a television or a radio.Before going to bed at night, make sure […]

Lawmakers fail on oversight legislation

For years, New York lawmakers have tried — and failed — to pass a law that would regulate assisted living to protect the state’s frailest elderly residents, including the thousands who suffer from dementia. Since 1997, advocates and lawmakers in Albany have debated how to oversee the growing industry, with particular focus on getting unlicensed […]