PREVNT: Connecting Seniors to Resources and Services

by Skye Felsing, Project Administrator, PREVNT Initiative This post is part two of a series of blog posts covering Elder Law of Michigan’s efforts and partnerships to prevent elder abuse across Michigan. In February, we shared with you one of the four segments within our new elder abuse project called the PREVNT Initiative.  This month we are excited to share the second segment we are working … Continue reading PREVNT: Connecting Seniors to Resources and Services

Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts at ELM

by Skye Felsing, Project Administrator, PREVNT Initiative This post is part one of a series of blog posts covering Elder Law of Michigan’s efforts and partnerships to prevent elder abuse across Michigan. Here at Elder Law of Michigan we are constantly searching for ways to involve ourselves in the betterment of Michigan’s senior community. Over the years this practice has helped spur the growth of our organization, … Continue reading Elder Abuse Prevention Efforts at ELM

Blog Series: The Financial Exploitation of our Elders, Culture, and Ageism, Part One

by Lindsay Felsing, Director of Economic Security Each year hundreds of thousands of older adults face abuse, neglect, and exploitation. People who are older, experiencing health problems, and vulnerable tend to be most at risk of elder abuse. The National Center on Elder Abuse uses six major categories to describe types of elder abuse: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional or psychological abuse, neglect, abandonment, and … Continue reading Blog Series: The Financial Exploitation of our Elders, Culture, and Ageism, Part One