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Neglect and abuse in care mean that certain people are not living well with dementia

Elder abuse, the mistreatment of older people, affects over 100,000 older adults each year in the United Kingdom. The global prevalence of elder abuse is unknown as underreporting is estimated to be as high as 80%. 1,540 more words


Happy, Happy Meals

Today, I thought I would share a story from 2000 when Elder would have been four years old…

The other day Elder decided he wanted to eat at McDonald’s, telling me, “I want a Happy Meal.”  He paused in thought for a moment then added, “You know, we never get one of those sad meals.  41 more words

Harper Lee and Elder Abuse

In recent weeks, there has been much speculation about some truly astonishing news – Harper Lee, the famous and reclusive author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” will be releasing a new novel, a sequel to her first and only, in July. 1,800 more words

Just because you have the title pastor/elder doesn't mean you are one...

This post by Tim Challies nails it regarding men who may have the title pastor/elder at their respective church but according to Scripture, don’t fit the bill. 778 more words


The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly and the Draft Consent to Treatment Policy

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario prepared and released a Draft Consent to Treatment Policy, which can be found here: http://policyconsult.cpso.on.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Draft-Consent-to-Treatment-Policy_WP.pdf The CPSO then invited comments on this policy. 687 more words

How Do You Find an Elder Law Attorney?

The aging of the baby boomer generation is having a significant impact on the country s demographic makeup. A lot of people are approaching senior citizen status at the same time, and as a result, people are asking questions about legal matters that are relevant to seniors. 126 more words

Local Church Leadership

Last evening some elders from among our fellowships took time to share a meal at a local pizza joint and talk – just talk, with no agenda. 322 more words

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