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  • Crime Victims' Rights

    Information about the legal rights guaranteed to victims of crime under Oregon laws. Content Detail

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    Oregon Department of Justice
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  • Elder Abuse

    Many older people are victims of elder abuse, sometimes called elder mistreatment. It can happen to anyone—no matter what their race, religion, or background. And, it can happen in many places including the older person’s home, a family member’s house, assisted living facility, or nursing home. Content Detail

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    National Institute on Aging
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  • Important Legal Protections

    Basic information about wills, financial powers of attorney, revocable living trusts, durable powers of attorney for finances, health care powers of attorney, advance directives for heath care and living wills. With these documents in place, you can rest assured that your assets are safely accounted for and your health care wishes will be met. Content Detail

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    AARP
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  • Oregon Aging & People with Disabilities Services - Local Offices

    Links to local offices for DHS Self-Sufficiency, DHS Child Welfare, County Developmental Disability Programs, DHS Aging and People with Disabilities and Area Agency on Aging, and Vocational Rehabilitation. Content Detail

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    Oregon Department of Human Services
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  • Oregon Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resources

    Domestic violence and sexual assault programs in Oregon. Content Detail

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    Oregon Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence
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  • Protect Yourself from Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

    It is estimated that millions of U.S. elders, from all walks of life, face abuse and neglect every year. Anyone can be victimized. However, there are things you can do to help protect yourself from abuse and neglect. Content Detail

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    National Center on Elder Abuse
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  • Reporting of Abuse and Neglect

    Information about the reporting of abuse and neglect of seniors and persons with disabilities. Content Detail

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    Oregon Department of Human Services
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