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Elder Abuse

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Elder abuse can consist of knowingly leaving an incapacitated elderly parent or relative unsupervised. It can be physical assault. It can be the stealing of an elder's assets or SS check or living in their home without their permission, using their car insured in their name, etc. It can be an attorney in fact under a power of attorney raiding an elder's assets.
Is this elderly person really narcissistic or are they suffering from Dementia or Alzheimers. My bet is on the last two. These are the symptoms:ParanoiaAccusing others of stealing or doing things they are notArguementativeCryingRagesMemory loss Regaining memory for short periods of timeStriking out …
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Absolutely not. He has a legal obligation to keep that money in your mother's estate. Self dealing by a fiduciary is against the law. He should be reported to the authorities ASAP. A POA grants sweeping authority over the principal's assets. A dishonest attorney-in-fact can wipe out an elderly perso…
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No elder, no crime. Read the statute your child is being charged with. If the prosecution cannot prove any part of it beyond a reasonable doubt, they have no case. You should look up any words in the statute that you are unfamiliar with to see what they mean in the eyes of the court. Your chil…
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If abuse or harm of a child or dependent person is suspected the police or Department of Children and Family Services should be contacted. Some professions are mandated reporters and are legally required to report any suspected abuse.
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Alcohol abuse is cause by some interconnected factors, like genetics, how you're family raised you, your emotions and the people around you. If you have a family history of heavy drinkers, it would be possible for you to acquire the habit. In addition, those individuals who suffer depression, anxiet…
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It is three years from the time the plaintiff knew or should have known of the fraud.In a long running, the statute of limitations may be tolled for undisclosed fraud.
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How power can be used and abused
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safeguarding of vulnerable adults
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Crimes against the elderly are increasing at a high pace. Some crimes are: trying to harass or knowingly take advantage of an elderly person to change their Will into another's name; stealing from them which includes money; jewelry, etc.; verbal or physical abuse; refusing to keep their hygiene up; …
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almost everywhere they are treated with respect. People respect their age and experience.
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describe some factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to harm or abuse
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Different forms of elder abuse: If the adult child of an elderly person is looking after their aged parent it is a difficult and frustrating task to be a caregiver. The adult child may have children of her own and on top of that meet the needs of an aging parent. This can lead to short bursts of tem…
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You should first consider contacting the police, especially if there is imminent danger. Crimes are prosecuted by the state, and you only need an attorney if you are filing civil suit. If you find you need to contact an attorney, the attorney you should contact is a personal injury attorney A lawyer…
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you can either call the police and get help. or fight back with what you can. or tell them you deserve to be treated better and walk out on them you can tell them to leave you alone
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Elder abuse is on the rise because baby boomers are now in that category. Sometimes it's family abuse going full circle - abusive parents who become dependant on their children because of age are frequenly abused by those children because it's how the family functions. Abusive treatment could …
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Find counseling. Try the guidance counselor at your school.
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Everyone can harden up!
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Report it to the local authorities immediately.
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The luckiest elderly people are often able to remain in their homes and hire people to do any work needed or family may help and they may need nursing care while at home. Some elderly people will have to go into nursing homes because there is no one in the family that can properly look after them or…
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You would be wise to seek legal advice and most likely charge him with elder abuse. When a married couple grow old and especially when one spouse has Alzheimer's it is extremely difficult for the caregiver. In fact, if you can keep your mother at home you will find that the task of looking after he…
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if i suspected a resident was in danger of harm or abuse what are the correct procedures to follow and how would i report and record this
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My former employer introduced CCTV and DNA swabs for taking spittle samples as evidential samples to staff to assist With the apprehension of offenders. I guess it depends on whether it's public on staff or staff on staff, but other useful strategies can be useful, like paired working and strong pol…
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You should consult with an attorney who can review the situation, explain your options and file the appropriate court petitions ASAP. Only a Durable Power of Attorney remains in effect when the principal becomes incapacitated. A general POA would expire. The family should petition the probate court …
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Daughter does not have the power to revoke her father's Power of Attorney unless she has become his legal guardian. She does not have the authority to make herself the attorney-in-fact. However, father has the right to change his attorney-in-fact if he wants to and as long as he has the legal capaci…
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You need to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. If your mother is legally incapacitated she cannot execute a POA document nor can she change her will. You need to petition the court to be appointed her guardian so that you can take care of her, her assets and protect her from predators. You …
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No, a mentally incompetent adult cannot be charged with parent elder abuse, but, they must see a doctor; tested for their mental incompetence and absolved of looking after their elderly parent.
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Some people mean well and are overly sensitive to what they term as elder abuse. It is not uncommon for the elderly to have to wear diapers while sleeping or through the day. Generally during the night the elderly person could urinate or leave feces in their diaper and this is no different than a ba…
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You petition the probate court. Consulting an attorney would be a very good idea. They will know what forms need to be presented and if there are any medical evaluations required.
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The Domestic Violence Center hotline - 1.800.799.SAFE (7233).
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Somehow, we have been led to believe that "cyberbullying" is worse than regular old bullying, where real kids in real schoolyards make real threats to real people. It seems that hanging the prefix "cyber-" onto practically anything makes it something new and ever so dangerous. According to my resea…
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Low confidence.Low self-esteem.Being raised around abuse, may think it's alright.Disability (whether it be physical or mental).Culture (some cultures are taught to believe in stuff like this).Being physically or mentally weak.
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Contact your local police dept. or human service agency.
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They give them a big ceramony when they die with lots of dancing. When they are alive they are treated with the greatest of respects.
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Physical abuse, sexual abuse, mental/psychological/emotional abuse, and neglect.
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Elderly abuse is on the rise and even in some cases in some nursing homes or in the elderly person's home or if they are staying with one of their children. One must prove that the accused caregiver is actually abusing the elderly person. Some people use video cameras if they have hired a caregiver …
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The elder abuse hoteline number is 1-800-996-6228. This hotline is 24 hours a day and all calls are strictly confidential.
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ELDER ABUSE Statewide 24 hour Hotline: 1-800-99NOABUSE / 1-800 996-6228 U.S. Adminitration on Aging (AoA): Hotline: 1-800-677-1116 www.ncea.aoa.gov/ Before you call list your complaints in the way you have witnessed elder abuse and who is doing the abusing and who is the victim. Write down as muc…
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call ur local police and tell them all the info-they wont give ur name out or anything either..and theyll go inspect the place or housing and probably have someone check on that that place or house over a long period of time.
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Not all old people smell of urine, but some can. The body is breaking down and they can have urinary tract infections; loss of muscle control due to age; kidney problems and some medications may cause them to lose control and they may often wet their bed or themselves. If the elderly person is alone…
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Albertans would be shocked if they knew that the Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission did not protect the elderly at all even when complaints are filed with them. Often doctors and nurses know about the abuse, but they go unreported. The best thing to do is to use technology such as a cam…
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There are no true statistics on how many women abusers there are in even in one country and certainly not in the world because abused men, children or the elderly seldom report that women abuse them. It was always thought for decades that females were the weaker sex and that men were the ones that i…
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Any abuse is a crime....So when you hit your grandma or your disabled uncle.... you can go to prison.
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It is called theft and would not be favorable in a court of law because the elderly are innocent and cannot protect themselves. However, it does not come under the heading of elder abuse.
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No, it is not illegal to verbally abuse a man, but if the man was smart he would leave. Verbal abuse can leave just as many scars for a victim as physical abuse. There are programs for abused men that they should attend and learn tools in order to get out of the verbally abusive situation. Example: …
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It is sometimes difficult to identify verbal or physical abuse. With children sometimes one child may not respond to being sent to their room as punishment and the parent or parents may have to use other forms of punishment such as spanking on the behind (not slapping, kicking, punching or using an …
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There are a myriad of reasons, not the least of which is the basic human desire to simplify things by categorizing groups of people or things that share common characteristics. The problem with that system is that sometimes people oversimplify or unfairly assign characteristics that are not deserved…
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The media and society as a whole has stereotyped the elderly for centuries as being inefficient; unable to make decisions on their own; incapable of looking after themselves; classifying them as 'needy' or addle-brained. Between the media and society this can psychologically affect some elderly peop…
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The elderly who are very ill have little control of what happens to them. Some elderly may have suffered a stroke or are too ill to speak and have suffered abuse either by one or more of their adult children or even some nurses in nursing homes (more common that one thinks.) If an elderly person has…
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well, there could be many reasons. it might be a phycological problem or your a lil sneaky sneak and deserved it
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That greatly varies. The best of them are lonely and depressing places. After all, we are raised in a culture in which we deter ourselves from committing crimes by establishing places where you are placed against your will, told when to eat and sleep, and not allowed to leave. They're called "priso…
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Facts of endangering the elderly: Before an elderly person is ready to be put into a nursing home and if they can still get around and are mentally sound they are targets for all types of crime. Purse snatching is a big one; robbers breaking in and stealing and can lead to murder in many cases; some…
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The father and daughter may have a co-dependent relationship. It sounds like she acts like a jealous wife. A common answer when a man breaks his word because of his child is that he's a wimp or a bum. He could, however, just be using his daughter and, figuratively, "throwing her under the bus," or, …
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Yes, in many cases you can use video evidence of elder abuse. A few years ago there was a 90 year old woman in a nursing home and when her son came to see her she was weeping and said that the nurses were nasty to her. This poor 90 year old suffered from multiple types of arthritis which is extremel…
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A person abusing anybody can go to jail.
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Local police.
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You will need a lawyer to defend you. There has to be proof of abuse or witnesses. What some other family members or perhaps friends consider abuse of the elderly person is not abuse. Elderly people that have certain diseases may have to be tied into their wheel chair so they will not fall out and t…
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Only you are responsible for how you react
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What happens when a parent file's false elder abuse charges on someone
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You should sit down and have a talk with the person who executed the POA. You should arm yourself with information by reading a few articles about POAs online. A POA is an extremely powerful document. You could explain that it gives the attorney-in-fact broad powers over the principle's assets and t…
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Individuals who are physical or verbal in nature have a set pattern. Many abusers can be charming; likable; win over family members of the person they are going out with. Little by little the abuser's pattern of control over their victim (and they are a victim of an abuser) can simply be as innocent…
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If you are no longer a minor and dealing with an emotionally abusive and very controlling mother first try to find out if your mother could possibly be going through perimenopause or menopause (hormones run wild during this change of life) or, if your mother is 60 years or older perhaps she may be s…
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When there are allegations against an individual re elder abuse in Canada that individual would be wise to find a lawyer to defend them. Whoever is accusing the individual of elder abuse needs to prove that fact and also have witnesses. Some people mean well and feel in some circumstances that the c…
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You might try wearing earplugs. Smarter people want to learn from their elders.
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I'd say talk to your wife and let her know that she shouldn't allow someone that she gave birth to talk to her like that. And if you and the daughter are close then talk to the daughter and ask her why she chooses to disrespect her own mother like that.
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Egg because an egg is a cell. All living things came from cells, unless you're Christian and you believe that God made humans, blah blah blah. But in the course of science, the egg came first :)
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by building up some kinds of qualities, within you !
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Rough, is a matter of perception. If there are no bruises or other wounding from the way you handled the patient then you'd use a defence which stresses that it all depends on the perceptions of the person complaining. Don't try to justify your roughness. You were doing what you always do. Don't b…
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If the elder person is being cared for at their children's home it is possible in some instances that the caregiver could be rough; not feed or properly clothe the elderly person or perhaps change any adult diapers that may be used. They may withhold medical treatment by not taking the elderly perso…
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The parent or parents are to blame for letting one of their own children verbally and emotionally abuse them. Often the parent has spoiled the child allowing them to take control instead of the parent taking control. A 23 year old is no longer a minor and the parent can call the police to have the 2…
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they can be
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your either one sick puppy for writing this question or seriously abused.. either way you.... or your dad need help...
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They might just be kidding around, because of the ridiculousness of the word. But if they're not, then by the sound of it, and please remember I'm only guessing, it is probably either cocaine, a single pill (probably an upper), a blowjob, or sex in general.
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The mortality rate of an elderly person who has been mistreated is higher than the mortality rate of an elderly person who has not experienced abuse
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Avoiding isolation minimizes the likelihood that abuse will occur
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Over 500,000 people 60 years of age and older are abused or neglected each year in the United States
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Planning for the future is one of the best ways to avoid elder abuse. Consider a variety of retirement options, ones that will encourage safety as well as independence
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occurs mostly as a result of caretaker burnout, due to the high level of dependency frail, elderly patients usually require. Abuse can be manifested by physical signs, fear, and delaying or not reporting the need for advanced medical care
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Elder abuse can take place anywhere, but the two main settings addressed by law are domestic settings, such as the elder's home or the caregiver's home, and institutional settings
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In 90% of the cases, the abusers were found to be family members and most often were the adult children or spouses of those abused
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No. Only a few states still recognize alienation of affection. An alienation of affection lawsuit is where a spouse sues their spouse's mistress/lover, claiming that the "other man/woman" destroyed the marriage. These are also sometimes called home wrecker lawsuits. Even in the few states that still…
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He know's everything about everything!
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If you have been trained correctly then you should know how to treat the elderly in a care home and protect yourself at the same time. You already know you are dealing with Alzheimer's and other diseases effecting the brain where the elderly person is not aware they are striking out or hurting their…
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As far a Gweneth is concerned, as too are the board of the deceased - a little known, but highly paid subsidiary of the government, she is quite happily alive, although her eternal sand egg timer is slowly ticking away and only DEATH will know when the sands run out.
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because they get confused suffer from memory loss and dont have the capacity to make their own decisions .
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An elder abuse attorney is one who specializes in handling cases that deal with nursing home abuse and those who neglect old people. This is typically a civil lawyer.
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