Articles About: elder abuse

There is no excuse for elder abuse

Financial elder abuse is often a hidden and complex problem that is difficult to identify, hard to prove and can be difficult to rectify once it is discovered....

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Working together – a client success story

Every day State Trustees’ teams work together to help and protect clients...

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The warning signs of financial elder abuse

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Protect yourself from financial vulnerability

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$60,000 for dementia care research projects

A new project aims to examine pain and depression ultimately to improve the quality of life for older people suffering from dementia....

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Social isolation of the elderly

Reach out to the older people closest to you and help address a social problem that is becoming an epidemic....

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Royal Commission into Family Violence

The Royal Commission into Family Violence shows that family violence against older people tends to be under-reported and the majority of victims are women...

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Safeguarding older Australians

State Trustees’ Research shows that financial elder abuse is often perpetrated by loved ones, and is often accompanied by mental and physical abuse...

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New powers of attorney legislation

State Trustees applauds changes to legislation which will make it easier to protect vulnerable members of society from instances of financial abuse...

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New study recommends will making

The key findings of a four-year study into Wills and contestation in Australia has been released....

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