LTC 328 Week 5 DQ 1 - How have advocacy services affected...

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How have advocacy services affected the care and treatment of the aging population? There are so many different advocacy services to help protect and guide assist our senior citizens. They are there to give support to the elderly and step up and defend them when it is necessary. Here in Illinois where I live, it is illegal to infringe upon the rights of a senior citizen. "Whether it is a discriminatory act pertaining to employment, or shady dealings regarding their real estate, the Illinois Human Rights Act comes to the aid of the older adult citizens. The Illinois Human Rights Act will also help with the defense in court or wherever pertaining to sexual harassment, or as they enter into higher education and they may be harassed by other students, or retaliated against because the elderly person has instituted a charge of discrimination against an entity. What is so great, so fantastic, so very comforting and reassuring about these advocacy groups is that they protect those who may be vulnerable and unable to take care of themselves. The elderly have a service, an advocacy group, namely
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