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How to Intervene in Cases of Elder Abuse

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elder abuseWe love to read heartwarming stories about devoted caregivers and thriving seniors. When we look at seniors who are well cared for, we think, “Of course – that’s the way it should be.”

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#ElderCareChat 4/2/14: Legal Issues in Eldercare

Review highlights from this week's conversation on legal issues, featuring guest tweeter Howard Krooks, President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.During Wednesday’s live discussion, 55 new and returning participants dialogued about legal issues in eldercare. Joining the conversation to add his expert insights was featured guest Howard Krooks of Elder Law Associates PA, Esq., CELA, CAP, and the President of …Read more ›

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Nursing Home Arbitration Clauses: Pros and Cons

If you’re helping a parent move into a nursing home, watch out for binding arbitration clauses in all that paperwork you’ll fill out, some experts warn. You may sign one without realizing it—and you may not like it.

That said, they may not be all bad. These clauses say you’ll use mediation rather than a lawsuit to work out disputes. Kaiser Health News reports on some pros and cons (granted, more …Read more ›

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