The Comprehensive New Law to Combat Elder Abuse

1 in 10 Americans over the age of sixty have experienced some form of elder abuse. Elder abuse isn’t just physical but financial as well. The Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act of 2017 authorizes the federal government to: Implement an Elder Abuse Coordinator at the DOJ, Federal Trade Commission, and Federal Judicial Districts. Provide […]

Where Does Maine Fall in The Ranking for Instances of Elder Abuse?

Abuse is abhorrent no matter who it happens to however it seems to strike a real nerve when it involves the most vulnerable members of our society which would arguably be children and senior citizens. As reported on by the National Council on Aging, approximately 1 in 10 sixty plus-year-olds have experienced elder abuse however […]