A temporary restraining order was issued while the matter awaits trial, but it brings greater light to a troubling trend in America.
The elderly are often targets for abuse due to social isolation or mental impairment, meaning the most effective guard against their abuse is the active involvement of family and friends in their lives.
By staying aware of a loved one’s health, activities, and those around them you can most effectively assist in preventing their abuse.
Elder abuse carries severe consequences with victims facing a 300% higher risk of death compared to those who were not abused. Elderly victims also lose over $3 billion a year to fraud and abuse.
Having a well thought out estate plan establishes:
Having these decisions made beforehand:
Mr. Abraham is an experienced attorney and founding member of the Law Firm of Abraham & Bauer. The Towson, MD office of the firm concentrates its practice in Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate, Medical Assistance (Medicaid), Guardianship, Asset Preservation and Fiduciary Representation.
He is an active member in a number of professional organizations that focus on law, the senior community, and estate planning. He works with clients in Central Maryland, especially in Towson, Hunt Valley, Lutherville/Timonium, Parkville, White Marsh, Bel Air & Northern Baltimore City.
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