Uber, but for Grandma –Rideshare startups tackle the senior-transport crisis, and test problem-solving the limits of tech.

Via Politico By TANYA SNYDER After experiencing two seizures while behind the wheel—first plowing her car into the side of a drugstore and then, less than a year later, into a…

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Guest Post: Domestic Violence and Older Adults

By Emily Miller and Alison Hirschel, Michigan Elder Justice Initiative Domestic violence is a broad term. At its core, it is the intentional infliction of harm to another (family member, spouse, loved one) without regard for…

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My Experience as a Meals on Wheels Volunteer Driver

By Mary Beth Daley, Staff Accountant When I became aware that a co-worker, here at ELM, was trying to organize a team to commit to a Meals on Wheels delivery…

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Bullying Among Older Adults: Additional Resources, Part 4 of 4

By Emilee Evans, Legal Intern October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, and this blog series is focused on bullying and seniors. Bullying in nursing homes or long-term care facilities has been the overall theme…

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Bullying Among Older Adults: A Nurse’s Perspective, Part 3 of 4

By Emilee Evans, Legal Intern This blog will look at how bullying can be assessed by the nurses and staff who oversee residents. Studies that examine trigger factors in resident aggression allow nurses to identify areas…

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