Elder Abuse: What Is It and How Do We Recognize It?

If you suspect elder abuse, call 1-800-392-0210 or report online Elder abuse is a rampant problem, affecting an estimated 16 percent of adults age 60 or older. These numbers are still lower than the actual average, as elder abuse, like many other forms of abuse, is wildly underreported. 

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Elder Abuse: What Is It and How Do We Recognize It?

A Resident’s Story

I always had been a very active person all my life until a debilitating stroke left me with partial control of the left side of my body, making it impossible for me to live at home. I consequently moved into a long-term care community, but I never gave up my dream to return to live…

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A Resident’s Story

Resources for Family Caregivers’ Bereavement During the Pandemic

According to a New York Times database, 1,126 people in Missouri have died due to COVID-19 as of July 14. The data shows that there are thousands of families who have lost their loved ones during the pandemic. As we all know, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities hit hard; One-thirds of coronavirus-related deaths…

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Resources for Family Caregivers’ Bereavement During the Pandemic

Is That Legal?

When speaking with a donor, Cris, about why she chose VOYCE as one of her charities, she shared that we helped her when she didn’t know where else to turn.

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Is That Legal?

Financial Assistance for Long-Term Care

As the life span has been increased, the cost of long-term care has been escalating at an unprecedented pace. The average annual cost of nursing home care was $82,000 in 2016 and is now three times bigger than most seniors’ annual average income.

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Financial Assistance for Long-Term Care