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#Elder Abuse

# elder-abuse - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Stan Lee's former business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel Comics legend

Los Angeles County prosecutors filed a range of charges against Keya Morgan last week.

# elder-abuse - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Nursing home staff member accused of 'squeezing resident's face and using abusive language'

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# elder-abuse - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'We need to lift the lid on financial abuse of older people'

Research suggests that up to 10% of older adults may experience financial abuse.

# elder-abuse - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes

Two cases of alleged elder abuse appeared before Kildare’s family court this week.

# elder-abuse - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Nursing home staff used "foul and abusive language" to intimidate and threaten people Exclusive

Documents show a number of serious issues in relation to care at nursing homes across Ireland.

# elder-abuse - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Man (24) charged with supermarket attack on 78-year-old over Nutella samples

Derrick Gharabighi faces 11 years in prison for allegedly punching 78-year-old Sahak Sahakian.

# elder-abuse - Friday 19 June, 2015

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner's account

This is just one example of elder abuse in Ireland.

# elder-abuse - Monday 1 September, 2014

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Over 2,400 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE last year.

# elder-abuse - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Opinion: Would you know if an older relative, friend or neighbour was being abused?

Despite the caring, protective, respectful attitude Irish society likes to think it has towards older people, elder abuse is widespread.

# elder-abuse - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters

Two-thirds of victims are female, while there is a higher abuse rate among the over 80s.

# elder-abuse - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase

Last year, the HSE said that it had seen an increase of almost 10 per cent on referrals for elder abuse.

# elder-abuse - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals

The majority of alleged victims were aged over 80, female, and had reportedly been neglected or abused by a relative.

# elder-abuse - Friday 24 June, 2011

Rostrevor House pays outstanding wages to all but one of its former staff

13 of the 14 employees who were due an average of €4,000 each get their money – the other one is the whistleblower.

# elder-abuse - Thursday 9 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Gaddafi ordered campaign of mass rape, ICC claims; horrific allegations of abuse emerge at Rostrevor – and the most breathtaking picture from space you’ll see all day.