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From 2016 UN deliberations: Is Elder Guardianship A New Form Of Human Trafficking?

August 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

As the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations begins this week to discuss international issues that affect the lives of millions throughout the world, the United States needs to step up its commitment to safeguard human rights and promote the rule of law in its own backyard — specifically, escalating abuse in the U.S. Elder Guardianship system. It’s legal, but is it right? Imagine you’ve worked hard all of your life and suddenly you are deemed incapacitated and are [- more...]

June 15: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

In 2011, through Resolution 66/127, the United Nations declared June 15th to be World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  This year, on June 15th many organizations around the globe are commemorating this day. United Nations: At United Nations headquarters in NYC there will be a presentation, “Elder abuse vs. violence against older persons: what are the differences and what are the solutions?” Organized by the Group of Friends for Older Persons (GoFOP) In commemoration of the 10th Anniversary [- more...]