What Is Elder Abuse? Elder Law Q&A

         Ten percent of adults 65 and older experience elder abuse each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Elder abuse happens when a caregiver or another trusted individual causes physical, mental, or financial harm to an older adult by an act or omission. Types of Elder Abuse Abuse of an elder may encompass financial […]

What Are Veteran’s Death Benefits?

         Although death benefits are available to veterans, as well as their families and veterans who did not engage in combat, less than half of those who are eligible for death benefits use them, according to the American Association of Retired People. Available veteran’s death benefits may include burial in a national cemetery, compensation for expenses, or […]