How Safe are Your Elderly Parents?

The statistics are startling. According to the best estimates, about 1-2 million U.S. citizens 65 years of age or older have been mistreated, exploited or injured by a caregiver. Caregiver abuse is typically defined as abuse by someone providing care for the elderly or a person with a disability. Elder abuse is a broad term…

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Epidemic of Rape and Abuse in Nursing Homes

Recent news breaking on CNN has brought to light many cases of sexual assault and rape against seniors in nursing home facilities. But this is nothing new to Jamie Richardson, founder of Mission Possible Investigations. Working early in his career as an elder abuse investigator, he saw firsthand the abuse and neglect that can happen…

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Investigating Caregiver Abuse

Caregiver abuse is typically defined as abuse by someone providing care for the elderly or a person with a disability. Elder abuse is a broad term encompassing all types of abuse and neglect but not always specifically caused by someone in a caretaker role. The term caregiver refers to anyone who routinely helps others who…

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