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Alzheimer’s ‘A Community Disease’ That Doesn’t Discriminate

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Chris Stearns acted as a caregiver for his grandmother, Wilma, and his father, Donald, so he “got to know the physical and mental challenges caregivers undergo,” he said. Alzheimer’s...

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Legislature Adopts Sweeping Reforms for Senior Care Homes

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A bill to improve staffing, training and accountability in Georgia’s senior care homes is headed to Gov. Brian Kemp after the House on Wednesday approved a Senate version of HB 987.  The House u...

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Families Struggle for Answers in Senior Care Investigations

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Since her sister died in early April, Clarissa Strickland has wrestled with feelings of guilt and anger at how the final weeks at a metro-area assisted living facility played out. Nan Durrett’s health...

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Senior Care Facility Owner Arrested After Deplorable Conditions Discovered

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The owner of a 21-bed North Georgia senior care facility was arrested this week on an elder cruelty charge after the Dade County sheriff discovered a single staff member caring for nine residents in s...

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Georgia Leaders Launch New Elder Abuse Task Force

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – Tuesday marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and state leaders want Georgians to know they have a resource should an adult in their life be exploited. “Sometimes they...

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021 is held on June 15th. The United Nations General Assembly officially recognized this day as an annual initiative in its 66/127 resolution, following a request ...