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What the Sequester's Cuts Will Mean for Seniors

As a consequence of congressional gridlock, $85 billion in automatic, across-the-board spending cuts are starting to take effect. 

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Checklist for Detecting and Dealing with Elder Financial Abuse

The elderly are particularly vulnerable to scams or to financial abuse by family members or others in need of money.

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Elder Abuse Web Site Offers Resources and Contacts

As our population ages, abuse of the elderly is becoming a growing problem.Elder abuse can tak...

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Film on Financial Abuse of the Elderly Features ELA Attorney

A documentary film about financial abuse of the elderly that stars Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney and features Florida ElderLawAns...

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Conviction of Astor's Son Helps Other Financial Elder Abuse Cases

Advocates for the elderly say the conviction of legendary New York socialite Brooke Astor's son on charges of financially abusing ...

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Court Rules That Aunt Who Helped Nephew Buy Home in Exchange for the Promise of a Place to Live Has a Case

Often seniors will make deals with other members of their family to secure their care or living arrangements ...

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Elderly Couple May Be on the Hook for Adult Son's Medical Bills

An elderly Pennsylvania husband and wife are being asked to pay their deceased adult son's medical bills under a law making family members responsible for a loved ones' unpaid bills. 

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Some Seniors Getting Sticker Shock When Moving From Hospital to Nursing Home

A growing number of Medicare recipients are spending days in the hospital before moving to a nursing home, only to find that ...

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