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Elderly Losing Their Rights

Written by:

Rachel Aviv


October 9, 2017

Read this haunting article about how the elderly lose their rights by reporter-at-large Rachel Aviv, published in The New Yorker.


Forced Guardianship

The article unveils how court-appointed guardians can sell the assets and control the lives of senior citizens.

Rudy (68) and Rennie North (66) were suddenly moved to a nursing home and their property was sold after a stranger became their guardian. Without the older adult’s consent, this court-appointed guardian reaps a profit from their victimization.

Citizens rights for older people should be no different from those of younger people. Make sure you know how to report guardianship abuse, advocate for your elderly bill of rights, and learn the dangers of guardianship elder abuse. Understanding for your elderly rights is crucial to avoid a situation like this.