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Always Put Caregiver Contracts in Writing

When hiring a caregiver, it is important to put the contract in writing.If you don't it can affect your Medicaid benefits.

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Protecting Your House After You Move Into a Nursing Home

While you generally do not have to sell your home in order to qualify for Medicaid coverage of nursing home care, it is possible the state can f...

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New Study Finds Financial Abuse of Elderly Is Costly and Vastly Underreported

Elder financial abuse costs older Americans more than $2.6 billion a year, but for each case of abuse reported...

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Followup Study Finds Financial Abuse of Elderly Is on Rise

Elder financial abuse is now costing older Americans $2.9 billion a year, a 12 percent rise from two years ago ...

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Mickey Rooney Headlines Senate Hearing on Confronting Growing Problem of Elder Abuse

Financial and other forms of elder abuse are increasing, but the resources to combat them are not keeping pace ...

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Study Finds That Elder Abuse Is More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

A new study has found alarming rates of undetected elder abuse, neglect and exploitation ...

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Tips for Preventing, Detecting, and Reporting Financial Abuse of the Elderly

As the economy worsens, incidences of elder financial abuse are reportedly on the rise.

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AARP Report Says States Have Ability to Curb Power of Attorney Abuse

A new AARP report shows how states can stem the "explosion" of financial exploitation cases involving the misuse of powers of attorney...

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