Elder Care Abuse. Legal news and articles for March 29 - 31, 2012

Professionals from diverse backgrounds dedicate efforts to fight sexual abuse...Professionals from diverse backgrounds dedicate efforts to fight sexual abuse...Norris a candidate for probate judgeTalk on 'debit or credit' featured at Marin elder abuse task force meeting'Prevent abuse of elderly'Durham to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15Supportive approach can reduce abuse risk2 Investigators: Caretaker Drains Elderly Man's Savings Of More Than $500000RIVERSIDE: Senior symposium scheduled for TuesdayOne of the Largest Cases of Financial Elder Abuse in Dauphin CountyNew Charges In Elder Abuse CaseSacramento detectives look for other victims of parking lot scamJewelry, Cash Stolen From Care Home ResidentsReport finds that friends, family often perpetrators of elder abuseSenate support grows for Older Americans Act renewal

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A cold criminal or the victim?
Irish ExaminerMarch 3, 2012

By Jennifer Hough and Claire O'Sullivan Is it right that a 34-year-old woman, who at 14 was abducted by a violent man 10 years her elder, is today in a prison cell for the neglect of the five children she bore him? Another horrific case of child abuse...more »

How Common is Nursing Home Abuse?
Healthcare Global (press release)March 3, 2012

According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), precise statistics on nursing home abuse and neglect are difficult to ascertain. ATLANTA, GA, February 29, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), ...more »

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Professionals from diverse backgrounds dedicate efforts to fight sexual abuse...
The Herald-MailMarch 31, 2012

Her position is funded through state and federal grants such as Stop Violence Against Women, since she prosecutes domestic violence, child abuse and occasionally elder abuse. Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Courtney Pattillo said Franklin County ...more »

Professionals from diverse backgrounds dedicate efforts to fight sexual abuse...
The Herald-MailMarch 31, 2012

Her position is funded through state and federal grants such as Stop Violence Against Women, since she prosecutes domestic violence, child abuse and occasionally elder abuse. Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Courtney Pattillo said Franklin County ...more »

Norris a candidate for probate judge
Coldwater Daily ReporterMarch 31, 2012

She is also a member of the recently-formed Elder Abuse Task Force. “I have maintained my dedication to making a difference in our county. I have been committed to our community and the protection and safety of our citizens — especially our children,” ...more »

Talk on 'debit or credit' featured at Marin elder abuse task force meeting
Marin Independent-JournalMarch 31, 2012

The forum, sponsored by the Marin County Commission on Aging's Elder Abuse Prevention Task Force, will feature a talk by Angela Perry, uniform security agent and investment adviser. The task force meets quarterly on the first Wednesday of each quarter.more »

'Prevent abuse of elderly'
This is South WalesMarch 31, 2012

"Unfortunately this is not the case and Age Cymru estimates that 39000 older people in Wales are experiencing abuse in their own homes." The charity wants 3000 people to sign up to the charter before World Elder Abuse Day on June 15.more »

Durham to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15
durhamregion.comMarch 31, 2012

DURHAM -- Local advocates for the elderly are urging Durham residents to take to the streets June 15 in support of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Organizers are encouraging local schools, teams, workplaces and community groups to plan their own event ...more »

Supportive approach can reduce abuse risk
Irish Medical TimesMarch 31, 2012

Despite a high level of GP contact with older people, particularly with those who have been exposed to elder abuse, a consensus exists that there is under-reporting of such cases, writes Gary Culliton. Despite GPs being the most likely point of contact ...more »

2 Investigators: Caretaker Drains Elderly Man's Savings Of More Than $500000
CBS LocalMarch 31, 2012

Bascos also prepared a power of attorney giving Pasamba authority to handle Davies' financial affairs, including making withdrawals and writing checks from Davies' bank account. Records obtained by the Public Guardian's Office show Pasamba used Davies' ...more »

RIVERSIDE: Senior symposium scheduled for Tuesday
Press-EnterpriseMarch 31, 2012

Experts from county agencies will discuss topics ranging from healthcare reform and elder abuse, to identity theft and emergency preparedness. “This is an opportunity for seniors to learn more about the array of services available to them and to hear ...more »

One of the Largest Cases of Financial Elder Abuse in Dauphin County
FOX43.comMarch 30, 2012

The Dauphin County Elder Abuse Task Force announced an arrest in one of its largest cases since it formed in 2004. Investigators say Kevin Marcy stole $379132.62 from his 89 year old great aunt, a retired teacher. He was her only relative, ...more »

New Charges In Elder Abuse Case
WTVCMarch 30, 2012

The couple has also been charged in Catoosa County. Allegations in that case claim Christi Morgan paid $165000 for a Chickamauga home with Humphrey's savings. WTVC NewsChannel 9 : : News - Top Stories - New Charges In Elder Abuse Case.more »

Sacramento detectives look for other victims of parking lot scam
News10.netMarch 29, 2012

Elder abuse investigators want to know if anyone else has been targeted by the two suspects. Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Jason Ramos says the pair approached the woman in the parking lot of a south Sacramento Wholesale warehouse on Jan.more »

Jewelry, Cash Stolen From Care Home Residents
WTAE PittsburghMarch 29, 2012

Because those issues are ongoing, we are not able to talk about it," said Ann Bale, a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, which regulates personal care homes. In a written statement, Sunrise Senior Living said, ...more »

Report finds that friends, family often perpetrators of elder abuse
North Jefferson NewsMarch 29, 2012

NORTH JEFFERSON — Each year thousands of senior citizens are exploited, abused or neglected. This behavior is classified as elder abuse and can occur by way of strangers or even family members. In many cases, trusted friends and members of the family ...more »

Senate support grows for Older Americans Act renewal
vtdigger.orgMarch 29, 2012

M.), who said, “Our state has seen a dramatic increase in our senior population over the last decade. It is more important than ever to ensure we have in place the kind of nutrition, socialization and health care initiatives contained in the Older ...more »

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