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Are you caring for an aging or ill parent in Texas?

In Texas, there is an assumption that each adult has the capacity to make his or her own decisions. When old age, the onset of dementia or Alzheimer's, a serious injury or an illness impairs that person's ability to make wise choices, adults children often need to step up to the plate.

How do I report nursing home abuse?

You trusted the care of your elderly mother to professionals in an assisted living home. Now you suspect your worst fear has come true. You believe she has been abused by the very people responsible for her care and protection. You feel angry, betrayed and unsure where to turn for help. Who should you contact? What steps do you take to help your mother and prevent this from happening to other vulnerable adults?

Four Reasons To Talk To Your Loved Ones About Elder Care Planning

For the children of aging parents, conversations with the elders and other members of the family can be difficult. However, it is important that these happen to ensure the protection of the elder adults and the assets that they worked so hard for throughout their lifetimes. Here are four reasons that it is important to talk to your loved ones about elder care planning.

Common ways your elderly loved one could be financially exploited

We'd all like to think that, as we grow older, the financial resources we worked so hard to build and save will be available when we need them. Sadly, many seniors across Texas end up losing their life savings due to financial exploitation -- especially those with physical or mental vulnerabilities.

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