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Elder Justice for Advocates

Elder abuse is a silent problem that robs seniors of their dignity, security, and—in some cases—costs them their lives. Up to 5 million older Americans are abused every year, and the annual loss by victims of financial abuse is estimated to be at least $36.5 billion.

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A senior Caucasian woman is receiving help getting up from a seated position from her caregiver.

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Build Back Better Act Passes House

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Build Back Better Act Stalls in Congress

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Elder Abuse Is Intolerable. It’s Up to Each of Us to Stop It.

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Jun 2, 2021

Biden Budget Invests in Aging Programs

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A senior woman is in the parking hugging her granddaughters as they kiss her on the cheeks.

Mar 16, 2021

American Rescue Plan Improves Senior Health and Financial Security

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Oct 13, 2020

Congress Recesses with More Work to Be Done

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A senior Black woman is filling out her ballot at the polls.

Sep 30, 2020

What Is the Accessible Voting Act?

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A senior Caucasian woman and her female caregiver are shopping for groceries.

Sep 4, 2018

Joint Letter Opposing Proposals to Restrict Access to SNAP in House 2018 Farm Bill

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5 Malnutrition Facts You Probably Didn't Know

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