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

May 14th 2019, 9:54 PM 30,376 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 35,065 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Oct 15th 2017, 1:04 PM 16,360 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Sep 22nd 2016, 6:05 AM 28,673 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 22,156 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Sep 23rd 2015, 8:09 PM 19,562 Views 19 Comments

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

Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner's account
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Niece suspected as thousands disappear from pensioner's account

Jun 19th 2015, 6:12 AM 29,817 Views 13 Comments

This is just one example of elder abuse in Ireland.

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse
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Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Sep 1st 2014, 5:25 PM 14,344 Views 24 Comments

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

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

Jun 15th 2014, 8:30 AM 483 Views 23 Comments

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

Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters
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Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters

Jul 25th 2013, 11:34 AM 7,784 Views 32 Comments

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

Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase
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Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase

Jun 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,254 Views 17 Comments

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

HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals
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HSE reports 9 per cent increase in elder abuse referrals

May 22nd 2012, 4:16 PM 1,520 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jun 24th 2011, 6:47 PM 3,827 Views 0 Comments

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