Elder Care Abuse. Legal news and articles for April 26 - 29, 2017

Ontario woman facing charges in elder abuse investigationWoman, 50 facing charges in elder abuse investigationAdditional Charges Possible In Marshall County Elder Abuse CaseElder abuse reports increasing in Massachusetts, but investigations remain vagueNew law seeks to combat vulnerable adult exploitation, abuseWarwick Township woman charged with elder abuse | CTV London ...Woman has died in Marshall County case of elder abuseShona Craven: Radical thinking is needed to solve the elderly care crisisFinancial Elder Abuse In Los AngelesOmbudsman praises report on state's elder care complaint databaseState's failure to expose elder abuse needs immediate correction: EditorialKatherine Jackson update: Judge dismisses elder abuse lawsuit against nephewThousands Of Elder Abuse Reports ever Investigated In Person ...Katherine Jackson dismisses elder abuse case against nephewCaregiver pleads no contest to elder abuse in case of mummified remains

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Ontario woman facing charges in elder abuse investigation
Toronto StarApril 29, 2017

WARWICK TOWNSHIP, ONT.—Provincial police say a 50-year-old woman is charged in an elder abuse investigation. They say officers went to a Warwick Township, Ont., home on Thursday to assist health-care workers check on the well-being of a resident.more »

Woman, 50 facing charges in elder abuse investigation
CityNewsApril 29, 2017

OPP say the officers helped the health-care officials gain entry to the home, which they say was in a state of squalor. They say a search of the home eventually located an elderly woman who was incoherent and in need of medical intervention and was ...more »

Additional Charges Possible In Marshall County Elder Abuse Case
Wheeling IntelligencerApril 29, 2017

Since his arrest, Susanna Wilson died after being taken into the care of Adult Protective Services for treatment. Assistant Prosecutor Adam Barney, who is overseeing the case for the Marshall County Prosecutor's Office, said it was not immediately ...more »

Elder abuse reports increasing in Massachusetts, but investigations remain vague
My Fox BostonApril 29, 2017

Elder abuse reports increasing in Massachusetts, but investigations remain vague. Updated: Apr 28, 2017 - 11:22 PM. Loading ... BOSTON - As reports of elder abuse sharply increase each year in Massachusetts, it is unclear if anyone is investigating ...more »

New law seeks to combat vulnerable adult exploitation, abuse
Q13 FOXApril 28, 2017

The legislation, requested by the attorney general, would create a new crime of theft involving a vulnerable adult - any person 18 years or older who is clearly mentally or physically unable to care for himself or herself or suffers from a cognitive ...more »

Warwick Township woman charged with elder abuse | CTV London ...
CTV NewsApril 28, 2017

A 50-year-old Warwick Township woman has been charged with elder abuse.more »

Woman has died in Marshall County case of elder abuse
WTOV SteubenvilleApril 27, 2017

Two weeks ago, the Marshall County Sheriff's Department conducted a welfare check at a home on Capewood Court in Moundsville. Neighbors had notified deputies that a foul smell was coming from the home and they were concerned about their elderly ...more »

Shona Craven: Radical thinking is needed to solve the elderly care crisis
The NationalApril 27, 2017

When elder abuse is mentioned, most probably think of heartless workers assaulting and humiliating those in their care, and being caught on CCTV. The tragic reality is that abuse of the elderly by family carers may be much more common, not least ...more »

Financial Elder Abuse In Los Angeles
The National Law ReviewApril 27, 2017

Financial elder abuse lawyers in Los Angeles know that California's elderly population has been rapidly increasing in the last three decades. People ... They may not be taking care of their basic expenses despite the fact that they should be able to ...more »

Ombudsman praises report on state's elder care complaint database
OregonLive.comApril 26, 2017

The news organization's searchable database includes nearly 8,000 complaints of substandard care that aren't on a separate abuse complaint database by Oregon Department of Human Services. Ombudsman Fred Steele said he will add a link to the more ...more »

State's failure to expose elder abuse needs immediate correction: Editorial
OregonLive.comApril 26, 2017

Few choices can be as wrenching as shopping for a care facility for an aging parent. The homes are expensive - but, if resources are available, who balks when it's a mom or a dad with increasing needs? Worse, the emotional challenge of the elder in ...more »

Katherine Jackson update: Judge dismisses elder abuse lawsuit against nephew
CrimeOnlineApril 26, 2017

“Trent made himself a care custodian of Mrs. Jackson to control her every move…….Constant, sometimes subtle, emotional abuse was effective in making Mrs. Jackson confused and unsure of what was happening to her. She is clear now and scared for her ...more »

Thousands Of Elder Abuse Reports ever Investigated In Person ...
CBS Minnesota / WCCOApril 26, 2017

Leaders admitted to Jennifer Mayerle: They're overwhelmed as the number of complaints far outpaces last year.more »

Katherine Jackson dismisses elder abuse case against nephew
Music NewsApril 26, 2017

Jackson family matriarch Katherine Jackson has dismissed her elder abuse case against her caretaker nephew. The 86-year-old obtained a temporary restraining order against Trent Jackson, who worked as her driver and looked after her finances and ...more »

Caregiver pleads no contest to elder abuse in case of mummified remains
Santa Rosa Press DemocratApril 26, 2017

A former caregiver who lived in an apartment with the decaying remains of her client for at least a month before the grisly scene was discovered has pleaded no contest to felony elder abuse. Lori Diane Fiorentino, 56, faces a maximum of four years in ...more »

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