Elder Care Abuse. Legal news and articles for September 27 - 30, 2011

Governor signs bills intended to protect elderlyGovernor signs bills intended to protect elderlyUninsured Nursing Home Found Guilty of Elder Abuse Declares Bankruptcy Before ...Governor Brown Takes Action on Legislation to Protect Seniors and VeteransElder abuse is a core issue in society: HolidayCourt appearance for 3 charged in elder abuse caseIll. man accused in RI 'erectile pumps' schemeWatchdog program to lose one-third of fundsMCC symposium to address elder abuseA day to celebrate our seniorsEarly Bird Alert, Inc. Taps Elder Care Expert Dr. Marion as Spokesperson for ...A win for elder advocacyCoping with the challenges of caregivingWe can all stop elder abuseElder Abuse Topic Of Summit In Jefferson City

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Nominations sought for senior citizen officers
Utica Observer DispatchSeptember 13, 2011

They also have transport, caregiver support, health insurance programs, as well as Elder Abuse, HEAP funding, housing weatherproofing programs and senior day care. More information can be received by calling the Office for the Aging. ...more »

Cameras Being Used More Frequently to Catch Elder Abuse
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog (blog)September 21, 2011

In another state, officials used cameras to monitor reported instances of nursing home abuse. They eventually arrested 22 different workers after their misconduct was caught on tape. As one prominent elder care advocate explained, the use of cameras in ...more »

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Governor signs bills intended to protect elderly
Sacramento BeeSeptember 30, 2011

Jerry Brown has signed a series of bills protecting the elderly, including one that requires notice if a residential care facility is in danger of being shut down and another to expedite reporting of suspected elder abuse. ...more »

Governor signs bills intended to protect elderly
San Jose Mercury NewsSeptember 30, 2011

Jerry Brown signed a series of bills into law Friday designed to protect elderly people, including two that require care facilities to notify their residents of possible closures and another intended to expedite reporting of suspected elder abuse. ...more »

Uninsured Nursing Home Found Guilty of Elder Abuse Declares Bankruptcy Before ...
PR Newswire (press release)September 30, 2011

"As if they had not already abused Mrs. Angelo enough, now they are going to try to defraud their way out of responsibility for abusing elders." Garcia continues, "I've known since Day One that the Cablayans, as shareholders of Coordinated Care, ...more »

Governor Brown Takes Action on Legislation to Protect Seniors and Veterans
Imperial Valley NewsSeptember 30, 2011

AB 332 by Assemblymember Betsy Butler (D-Marina Del Rey) –Elder abuse. · AB 574 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) –Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. · AB 697 by Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) – Veteran: ...more »

Elder abuse is a core issue in society: Holiday
Daily Miner and NewsSeptember 30, 2011

"Within each clinic we need to have a family care manager that would help families and seniors with special health care needs." The issue of elder abuse and family breakdown are areas of particular importance to the candidate. "Elder abuse in society ...more »

Court appearance for 3 charged in elder abuse case
WCSH-TVSeptember 29, 2011

Their defense lawyers insist the three did nothing wrong and had been taking care of the woman at her request. Deputy Robert McFettridge says Sara is now under the care of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, and in an assisted living ...more »

Ill. man accused in RI 'erectile pumps' scheme
Sacramento BeeSeptember 29, 2011

Prosecutors say Winner targeted Medicare beneficiaries through his medical equipment company, Planned Eldercare, based in Buffalo Grove, Ill., and persuaded patients to provide their Medicare information by offering free medical equipment and supplies. ...more »

Watchdog program to lose one-third of funds
The ColumbianSeptember 29, 2011

A state program that sends volunteers into long-term care facilities to help prevent elder abuse and neglect will lose one-third of its funding because of a decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to stop reimbursing the ...more »

MCC symposium to address elder abuse
Northwest HeraldSeptember 29, 2011

Beneze works on a variety of senior issues, most specifically elder abuse, financial exploitation, and long-term care residents' rights. Zielke has provided oversight and technical assistance to the 26 elder abuse provider agencies in her service area. ...more »

A day to celebrate our seniors
ABC OnlineSeptember 29, 2011

A legal support agency on the Fraser Coast specialising in elder abuse has had to put on extra staff to deal with the demand for their services. Support counsellor with the Hervey Bay Seniors Legal and Support Service Fiona Payne says their service is ...more »

Early Bird Alert, Inc. Taps Elder Care Expert Dr. Marion as Spokesperson for ...
Sacramento BeeSeptember 28, 2011

A recognized visionary and thought leader in her field, Dr. Marion (Marion Somers, PhD) has over 40 years of experience as a geriatric care manager, caregiver, author, speaker, and teacher of all things elder care. Dr. Marion offers practical tools, ...more »

A win for elder advocacy
RenewAmericaSeptember 28, 2011

Among the winners is Marie-Therese Connolly, an attorney and activist who has been awarded $500000 for her work combating elder abuse in America. It is heartening to see that an organization with the resources and prestige of the MacArthur Foundation ...more »

Coping with the challenges of caregiving
Charlotte ObserverSeptember 28, 2011

The classes, which can be taken individually or as a series, cover topics like daily care, Medicaid/Medicare, care planning for veterans, financial abuse of the elderly, options for elder care, self care for the caregiver, communicating with ...more »

We can all stop elder abuse
Scoop.co.nz (press release)September 27, 2011

I need more help to do things now but that doesn't mean I can't think for myself or I don't care about what happens in the world." Everyone has the right to live free from abuse. "Elder abuse can happen in many different ways. ...more »

Elder Abuse Topic Of Summit In Jefferson City
KMOX.comSeptember 27, 2011

Prevention should begin when an elder is fully capable of making decisions including completing a power of attorney, a will or a trust and identify and naming trustworthy people to carry out their financial wishes. Heisler says the victim do not need ...more »

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