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Elder Abuse Aging

Treading the Line Between Good Intentions and Abuse

Chana Frid | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Chana Frid

June 15th is National Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Although elder abuse is a painful topic -- one we'd all prefer not to read about or discuss -- prevention requires awareness, so here goes.

You Won't Believe What An Angry Kid Did To His Own Grandmother

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.16.2013 | Fifty

An 11-year-old boy from Ohio was taken into police custody over the weekend after allegedly punching his grandmother in the face at a Dayton departmen...

If Mickey Rooney Is An Elder Abuse Victim, Who's Next?

Mark Lachs, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Lachs, M.D.

We've pigeonholed elder abuse as an aging issue -- but it's not. It's a huge issue for all of us who care about the older people in our lives. And it's an issue for anyone hoping to enjoy well-being in old age.