Reporting Elder Abuse in Indiana

Elder abuse is an intentional act or failure to act by a caregiver (or another individual in a relationship that involves an expectation of trust) that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 10% of adults age 60 and […]

Common Types of Long-Term Care

Having the right long-term care team can make all the difference. Long-term care is most often provided at home by unpaid family members and friends, but it can also be provided in a facility like a nursing home or adult day care center. The most common long-term care needed is help with everyday personal care […]

Know the Signs of Elder Abuse

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that over 500,000 older Americans are abused or neglected each year. Knowing how to identify elder abuse and what to do if you suspect abuse is crucial to protecting your loved ones. Types of Elder Abuse While you may think of elder abuse as physical abuse, […]

Caring is Essential: National Assisted Living Week

Tens of thousands of assisted living communities across the nation are celebrating National Assisted Living Week from September 13th-19th. This year’s theme is “Caring is Essential.” About National Assisted Living Week National Assisted Living Week celebrates the essential care provided in assisted living facilities. The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) created National Assisted Living […]