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Learning and Understanding the Signs of Elder Abuse

At Preferred Living Solutions, we are committed to learning more about Elder Abuse so that we can protect our loved ones. I learned that the Area Agency of Aging Ombudsmen, Adult Protective Services, and County Social Services is our seniors’ allies. When they receive a report (and it can be confidential), first they listen, observe, […]

Elder Abuse Awareness

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) started on June 15th, 2006. WEAAD was created to bring awareness of the cultural, social, and economic processes that heavily affect elderly abuse and neglect. WEAAD works hard to educate individuals, organizations, and communities on how to identify, address, and prevent elderly abuse and neglect.  How do we spot […]

Breaking Barriers to Healthy Communication

Family dynamics throughout the dementia journey are a powerful force. Stressful times can launch (or re-ignite) family feuds, hurt feelings, and communication challenges. Family structures, personal beliefs, personalities, and family history can make for complicated situations when it comes to caring about and caring for a person living with dementia and their loved ones. Our […]