Elder abuse takes many forms. It can be financial, physical, psychological, or a combination of these.
The estate planning process designates who will receive assets and handle responsibilities after a person dies.
Guardianship allows someone to make legal decisions for another person. It is known as conservatorship in some states.
All people have the fundamental right to be free from discrimination. Various civil rights laws protect this right.
Alternative dispute resolution refers to any means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom. Arbitration and mediation are the two primary forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Housing costs determine whether individuals and families can live in a neighborhood without sacrificing other basic necessities, such as food and health care.
On an average night in 2017, nearly 585,000 people were homeless in the U.S.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing sales, rentals, and financing on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or pre
Seventy-seven percent of older adults desire to remain in their homes and communities as they grow older. However, a number of barriers stand in th
Natural disasters, public health emergencies, and other crises can wreak havoc on the nation’s housing system.