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Legendary Graphic Artist Ivan Chermeyeff’s Last Project: Designing the Logo for elderabuse.org

Ivan Chermeyeff was my friend and patient; I had some sense that he was an important person in the world of graphic design, but I had no idea that he was the Paul McCartney of his field when I timidly asked him to design a logo for a new charity we...

Elder Abuse: Sometimes It’s Self-Inflicted

Excerpt from article in The New York Times Read full article here: Elder Abuse: Sometimes It’s Self-Inflicted By Paula Span March 2, 2018 The man was living alone with his two dogs, in a remote area outside San Antonio, when someone called the Texas state hotline to...

Elder Abuse in the News

February 2018 Minn. state officials make progress on elder abuse complaints Duluth News Tribune The progress is unlikely to appease lawmakers who are looking to overhaul the way Minnesota investigates allegations of abuse of seniors and vulnerable adults when the...

Elder Abuse in the News

February 2018 Elder Abuse: A National CrisisFinancial Advisor MagazineElsewhere in this issue, Karen DeMasters writes about Philip Marshall, who turned in his father, former ambassador, CIA operative and Broadway producer Anthony Marshall, for financially abusing his...

New Ways to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse

Regulators are stepping up efforts to protect seniors, but you still need to build your own safety net.   Consumer Reports, February 2018: https://www.consumerreports.org/elder-fraud/new-ways-to-prevent-elder-financial-abuse/ By one estimate, older Americans lose up...

1 in 5 Nursing Home Residents Are Abused by Their Peers, Study Suggests

(Source: Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom 6/15/16) Many elderly adults in nursing homes face abusive behavior from their fellow residents, a new study suggests. About one in five nursing home residents experience verbal or physical abuse from their roommates or other...

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