Alice and Lucy Burns helped found the Congressional Union for Women’s Suffrage but after not getting enough help from NAWSA financially and having different ideals as well, they decide to leave the organization.
Her father was a Methodist preacher and her mother had become known as “mentally retarded.” Dorothea never liked people thinking of her mother as “mentally retarded” but she could not do anything about it at her age. Some say her mother being known as “mentally retarded” had a large impact on her helping to start hospitals for mentally ill people. She did not receive much from her mother nor her father. Her father was known as abusive or even nonexistent. Her mother was not right in the head and her father was an alcoholic. In her later years as an adult Dorothea came out and said “I never knew childhood.” This shows that Dix had to grow up really fast for her age and had to help care for her two brother, so her grandmother would not have to take on that role by herself. Although her father taught her to read and write so when she entered school she was way ahead of everyone
R/s 81-year-old Doris Hardee is scared for her life after yesterday. R/s on yesterday Ms. Hardee’s son Kerry was disoriented and came at her with a knife and a bat. R/s Kerry spitted on Ms. Hardee and urinated on the kitchen’s floor. R/s Kerry was walking around naked. R/s Kerry was admitted to Sea Coast Hospital and treated for confusion. R/s Kerry will be release tomorrow, but Ms. Hardee doesn’t want him back in the home. R/s Kerry has nowhere to go and he has no money. R/s Ms. Hardee has Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, and Avib. R/s Ms. Hardee is on oxygen 24/7. R/s Ms. Hardee was just released from the hospital on Monday after being there 6 weeks. R/s Ms. Hardee isn’t able to cook nor bathe herself. R/s Ms. Hardee has a little trouble with
Dorothea Puente appeared to be the sweet old lady that couldn’t hurt a fly, but you can’t judge a book by its cover. When you open Puente’s story, you’ll find a long history of lies, manipulation, and crime. This criminal behavior all began with her troubled childhood. Born January 9, 1929 in Redlands, California, she was originally Dorothea Helen Gray. She was abused by both of her parents who died before she even turned sixteen. Her father died in 1937 from tuberculosis. Her mother being a prostitute, a theft, and very unstable, abandoned Puente and her siblings. A year later, Puente’s mother died in a car crash. By the time Puente was sixteen, she was working in a cathouse as a prostitute. That is where she met her first husband, Fred McFaul,
Geneva Quinn is in a major crisis. Geneva is an eight four years old African American woman. She recently lost her husband, Anthony, of sixty four years to cancer and now feels depressed. Since Anthony is gone, she does not have her role as a wife and caretaker. She doesn’t feel like cooking meals as well as eating. She can financially support herself with Medicare and Social Security if it does not get cut. She also have her husband’s pension from the railroad and the small social security checks she gets. Geneva resides in the house where her and her husband Anthony lived in for sixty years, the house is paid for, but she have to cover the cost of repairs and property taxes. She wants to continue aging in that house. Geneva worries about her independence and fears that her forgetfulness and depression will keep consuming her life.
In this weeks article of a Great Depression survivor, a women with the name Ida Anderson was interviewed. Ida is currently 93 years old living at Sunrise senior living. She was around the age of 4-14 when the Great Depression was going on. Ida lived in Maddison, Wisconsin. She grew up in a family of 7 including her parents, with the names Bob and Margaret Anderson, and her 4 sisters. Her fathers job was a value clerk for railroad express. Ida and her sisters attended catholic schools from kindergarten to 8th grade. Ida did attend a catholic high school for two weeks, but she switched to public. I asked her why she switched and she said “I guess I was sick of sisters”. Ida lived a fairly normal childhood; she attended school and would come home and play with her neighborhood friends. She said they would often times play soccer in the street, and hide and seek. However, her parents did expect her to do chores such as: dishes and making her bed, and she would often times watch her 4 younger sisters. She explained how she had a big white house with 5 bedrooms, front porch across the front of the house, and sunroom in the back. Due to the larger size house her family had a maid. They maid would help keep house clean and would make food. Ida said she remembered the
“CLICK. SNAP.CLICK”, sounds of perfection spilled out of Dorothea’s big Graflex camera. Lange snapped photos of unemployed citizens littering the streets like mice. Yet again she captured an astonishing picture. So life like she captivated just how forgotten these lost souls were. Dorothea Lange is an influential photographer. She traveled all over the U.S during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. She had created such inspirational photo’s that they caught sympathy of the nation. Lange brought change everywhere she went with her photos, her work with the FSA, and the start of her photography career.
West End Villa nursing home of the Extendicare chain in Ottawa recently had one of its residents, eighty-nine-year old Luba Ignatieva, sent to the hospital following a detection of maggots in a wound. Following the unsightly discovery by staff at the nursing home, Luba was treated at a hospital, concerning her family and the police. This prompted an investigation further into the case by the elder-abuse unit; however, according to the Ottawa force 's official statement it was regarded as a non-criminal matter.
Elder abuse is also termed as senior abuse or elder mistreatment or abuse of older adults. It is an act that is happening within any kind of relationship, which results in anguish to an older individual. For example, the elder people are abused by their family members, or friends, or even neighbors in certain cases. There are numerous examples, which we shall be counting into as elder mistreatment, but it does not include any unlawful action against the older individuals. Hence, we cannot term robbery or homicide or any kind of burglary that has happened against the given elderly individual into elder abuse (Ayalon, 2011). However, some of the non-governmental agencies have found that, the given elder abuse results further into domestic and family violence. Therefore, it is important to guard these people, since they are the ones who have given birth to their generations, and these generations are majorly involved in such kind of
Subsequently on June 15th 2004 the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was officially introduced in Washington D.C. In addition this monumental occasion consisted of various influential events such as a Presidential declaration, an exceptional/unique White House symposium which was primarily focused upon old age and senior equality and the initial World Meeting on elder mistreatment. This particular day was motivated by the Global System for the Elimination of Senior Mistreatment which aids with endeavoring to raise awareness upon this prevalent issue. The World Awareness Day also educates people who reside in varying foreign countries upon the various forms of this mistreatment that are currently identifiable by the appropriate programs, services
In 1983, during a violent argument between Earline Martin and her husband, Earline shot and killed her husband in the couple's home. At the subsequent trial, on aggravated murder charges, Martin claimed self-defense. She stated that she retrieved the gun from the upstairs room, but only after her husband struck her. She claimed she intended to dispose of it. However, when going downstairs with the gun in her hand, she claimed her husband was going to attack. She stated, she "lost her head," and fired several times. With the jury's instructions, the trial judge prompted the state prosecutors to carry the burden of proving all the statutory elements of aggravated murder, they were to do this without a reasonable doubt. She was convicted of aggravated
The Continuum of Care Program would have been beneficial to Liz Murray’s family, as well as, herself after her mother’s death. Liz Murray spent much of her early life in an inadequate apartment on University Drive in Bronx, New York. After her mother moved out, her father could no longer pay the rent which resulted in him living in a shelter. After her mother’s death, Liz Murray was homeless and sleeping anywhere she could manage to lay her head. Therefore, had preventative services been utilized Liz’s father may have been able to keep his apartment; therefore, Liz may have had somewhere to return after her mother’s death.
It may involve seduction by a relative or it can be a violent act committed by a stranger. Sexual abuse can take on many different forms. Majority of sexual abuse happens in the stage of adolescence with incest being the cause. Research has found that women who experienced household abuse reported higher current levels of anxiety when thinking about the abuse. While act of sexual abuse may cause more serious impact, many other factors play in influencing the degree of damage the victim experience. Other factors may include the perspective of the individual, the individual’s internal resources, and the individual’s level of support (Courtois, 1988, as cited in Ratican, 1992). Sexual abuse invades the basic rights of human beings. Children and adults should keep the right to have sexual experiences at the appropriate developmental time and within their control and choice. The nature of sexual abuse and sexually abusive relationships are often traumatic. When sexual abuse occurs in childhood it can hinder normal social growth and be a cause of many different psychosocial problems (Maltz,