5 Tips on Elder Abuse this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

5 Tips on Elder Abuse this World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Every June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This is an occasion for international organizations, governments, citizens, and concerned legal professionals in local communities across the globe to raise awareness about the epidemic of abuse affecting older populations. All of us can work together to find solutions, in June and throughout the year, to help prevent elder abuse from occurring. If you or someone you know suspects an elder...
4 Tips to Consider This Elder Law Month When Family Caregiving Is No Longer Enough

4 Tips to Consider This Elder Law Month When Family Caregiving Is No Longer Enough

The vast majority of elder care services are provided by close family members of senior adults. There may come a time, however, when even the most dedicated family caregivers can no longer meet the demands of an elder loved one’s needs. This may be the time when, as a family, you need to transition the aging loved one to care outside his or her home. This National Elder Law Month, we encourage you to talk to your parents and grandparents about...
Unexpected Ideas and Ways to Say Thank You to a Caregiver

Unexpected Ideas and Ways to Say Thank You to a Caregiver

How are you spending the holidays this year? You may be spending them catching up with close friends and family members. During those visits, however, it is also important that you check in with the family caregiver. Unfortunately, during the holidays, new developments about your senior loved one’s health may come to light. If your senior loved one’s care needs have increased, much of that burden may be placed on the caregiver. The holidays are...