Recommended Reading: How the Elderly Lose Their Rights

 
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Recommended Reading: How the Elderly Lose Their Rights
by Geriatric Scholars Learning Community Team - Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:12 PM
 

From the New Yorker on the state of guardianship in America.

"Guardians can sell the assets and control the lives of senior citizens without their consent—and reap a profit from it."


Start reading at:

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/09/how-the-elderly-lose-their-rights


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Re: Recommended Reading: How the Elderly Lose Their Rights
by Geriatric Scholars Learning Community Team - Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:32 PM
 

For more information on guardianship and elder abuse, please visit the following resources: 

elderjustice.gov - The US Department of Justice, Elder Justice Initiative 

benefits.va.gov/fiduciary/index.asp.  - Guide for VA Fiduciaries 


To learn more about elder abuse, enter our interactive course module located in the Mental Health course area of this site.


The attached flyer from the Department of Justice provides information and resources related to elder abuse for Veterans.