Elder Abuse

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Elder Abuse
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

1,400 older people turn to helpline

OVER 1,400 people from Co Louth called the Senior Help Line service in the first six months of 2014.The numbers highlight the vulnerability and isolation felt by many older people, and the need and demand for the peer-to-peer telephone listening serv ... [Published Argus.ie - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Don't Let Nursing Homes Withhold Your Medical Records - Patients and Families Have a Right to Review

STOP EA nursing home attorneys begin new campaign to warn consumers that elder abuse and neglect can go undetected or when nursing homes are allowed to withhold patient health records. Falsification of nursing home records a concern when facilities deny ... [Published PRWeb - 4 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

How cops can recognize the signs of spousal abuse

By Leischen Stelter,  In Public SafetyIt is estimated that between 1.5 and 2 million older adults are abused every year, however, only 1 in 24 cases are reported. This means that law enforcement is missing or overlooking a lot of cases, said Tim Hardiman, ... [Published Police One - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Lower Makefield Police arrest caregiver for elder abuse; actions caught on 'nanny-cam'

404 Error - PAGE NOT FOUND:Oops! We're sorry. We recently upgraded our Web site and the page you requested -could not be found! Here are some quick links to help you. Please update your bookmarks so it'll be easier to find us the next time! Thank you ... [Published New Hope Gazette - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Elder Abuse, Arrests, Police
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Erie County plans series of forums on elder abuse

Members of the Erie County Legislature are holding a series of forums with the Erie County Council Against Elder Abuse.Following is the schedule of forums, which highlight abuse issues and outreach efforts:Tuesday – Legislator Joseph Lorigo, 9:30 a.m. ... [Published Buffalo News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Trebling in referrals of isolated and lonely older people to housing charity

Referrals of isolated and lonely older people to the housing charity Alone trebled last year.The organisation’s annual report also revealed an increase in applicants with higher needs, including dementia, poor physical health and mental illness, and domestic ... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 5 reports

ELDER ABUSE CHARGES IN BELLEVILLE

9/18/2014 8:31:51 AMA November court date for a 33 year old Belleville woman charged with elder abuse. Police aren't releasing names in order to protect the family but an investigation revealed the woman used her Power of Attorney to mis-spend over $10,000 ... [Published Napanee Today.ca - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Charges in Fraud Investigation

The Calgary Police Service has charged one man in connection with a fraud operation targeting elderly Calgarians in the community of Varsity.CPS has received multiple reports of a man targeting seniors by befriending them and then gaining their trust. ... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Elder abuse by conservator Scott Phipps: Elder advocate Diane Wilson speaks out

Elder rights advocates across the country are speaking out against elder abuse by Scott Phipps of Phisco Fiducairy . Phipps caught the attention of advocates by placing Elinor Frerichs (91) at Lakeside Park , a locked dementia facility in Oakland, CA. ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Child found with gun at Cordelia library

By Jessica Rognessjrogness@TheReporter.com @JessicaRogness on TwitterAn 11 year old was found carrying a gun at Fairfield Cordelia Library Monday afternoon, which eventually led to the arrest of the child's mother.At 4:54 p.m. Monday, Fairfield Police ... [Published Vacaville Reporter - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Mistrial declared in Erie elder abuse case

A last-minute evidentiary dispute led an Erie County judge today to declare a mistrial in the case of a 53-year-old Wesleyville man accused of stealing $15,000 from a 90-year-old woman.The defendant, David A. Burrows, will be retried in November, the ... [Published Erie Times-News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Seminars to help prevent elder abuse

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - You can learn how to protect yourself or your loved ones against elder abuse. Erie County is hosting a six-part elder abuse outreach series.The first meeting is Tuesday from 9 a.m. until noon, at the Cheektowaga Senior Cent ... [Published WIVB - Sep 16 2014]

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"When the nursing home took payment for your loved one's care, they promised they would provide for your loved one. Their negligence is wrong, and they need to be held responsible for the consequences of their inaction and lack of attention."
"We invite any older person who is worried about issues concerning health, family, loneliness or any other matter to call us on 1850 440 444"
..." More recently, on September 18, 2011, the Sacramento Bee published an article detailing the risk of record falsification: "Falsified patient records are untold story of California nursing home care." In that article, STOP EA attorney Ed Dudensing called the falsification of records, "Extremely prevalent."
"This conference is must-attend event for anyone involved in victim services," said Sara Powell, attorney, Law Office of Sara J Powell. "In addition to 45 workshops, over 90 speakers from all over the state and country will inspire, challenge, inform and engage attendees. I am honored to have the opportunity to share meaningful information to conference participants."

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Nursing Home Law Firm Danziger & De Llano, LLP ... [Published Accesswire - 1 hour ago]
1,400 older people turn to helpline [Published Argus.ie - 4 hours ago]
Don't Let Nursing Homes Withhold Your Medical R... [Published PRWeb - 4 hours ago]
How cops can recognize the signs of spousal abuse [Published Police One - 16 hours ago]
Term limits may be nixed [Published Fort Frances Times - 19 hours ago]
Lower Makefield Police arrest caregiver for eld... [Published New Hope Gazette - 21 hours ago]
Arizona Crime Victim Attorney, Sara J. Powell t... [Published Scottrade - 22 hours ago]
Kelseyville man tell story of attempted foreclo... [Published Willits News - 22 hours ago]
Comes out swinging [Published Cornwall Standard-Freeholder - Sep 22 2014]
Erie County plans series of forums on elder abuse [Published Buffalo News - Sep 22 2014]
Cloak of secrecy? [Published Cornwall Standard-Freeholder - Sep 21 2014]
Guest column: Legislation needed to punish prof... [Published Oregon News-Review - Sep 21 2014]
Elder advocates raise concerns on assisted living [Published Boston Globe - Sep 21 2014]
GOP runners-up in California are November under... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 21 2014]
Maine advocate groups gets $1 million in grants [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 20 2014]
A celebration of African grandmothers’ fight fo... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 20 2014]
How a Bill Becomes a Law: Law School Edition. P... [Published Recorder - Sep 20 2014]
Sisters accused of stealing $160K as caretakers [Published KOIN Local 6 - Sep 20 2014]
6 sneak peeks for the 2015 legislative session [Published Statesman Journal - Sep 19 2014]
SENIOR POWER: A crone is… a noun [Published Berkeley Daily Planet - Sep 19 2014]
Belleville Police seeing decrease in crime calls [Published My Kawartha - Sep 19 2014]
Fear of the future [Published Taranaki Daily News - Sep 19 2014]
Support The Passing Of Bills Dedicated to Prote... [Published HG.org - Sep 19 2014]
Elder abuse by Scott Phipps: Victim denied vis... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
Cañon City Police Blotter: Man arrested for dom... [Published Canon City Daily Record - Sep 19 2014]
Where I Stand: Anne Colt Leitess, candidate for... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
Hundreds march to end domestic violence [Published KSDK NewsChannel 5 - Sep 19 2014]
Much to be learnt from our centenarians [Published Barbados Advocate - Sep 19 2014]
POLICE BEAT: Redwood City resident a victim of ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Sep 19 2014]
Citizens learn about law and order in town hall... [Published The Daily Home - Sep 19 2014]
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How Scam Artists Target Your Elderly Parents an... [Published MyBankTracker.com - Aug 24 2014]
“Don’t tell anybody. Don’t let anybody know about this because if people find out, they’re going to want your winnings or they’ll throw you in a nursing home.” Flickr |https://www.flickr.com/photos/fasttrakstatus/2331958871/in/photolist-4y4U8r-5ZQ5gU-mjD9N4-3M5Z6r-wCXzE-5MkcSa-FHC7z-FHCQP-acgFgz-acjvgq-9FkXNa-jz76z6-aU2jLZ-FHzvC-FHBh1-FHzMS-FHyT8-FHy9R-FHBbh-FHBzb-FHyrN-FHzVh-FHBf4-FHyF5-FHwjW-FHyUd-FHynQ-FHzh1-FHC39-FHA7s-FHAEW-FHynT-FHAVA-FHB8s-FHvA9-FHDJP-FHA84-FHB2x-FHvhN-FHAtT-FHCrx-FHyjK-FHy1U-FHE7H-FHCfN-FHxwv-FHxxE-FHxqt-FHz52-FHCn4 ...
AG Conway to Raise Awareness About Medicaid Fra... [Published Kentucky.gov News Center Headlines - Aug 14 2014]
Attorney General Jack Conway and his staff will raise awareness about Medicaid fraud and elder abuse prevention at this year’s Kentucky State Fair, which runs from Aug. 14 to Aug. 24 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.Daniel KempDeputy ...
'Elder Abuse' Often Involves Finances, Study Finds [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Aug 06 2014]
Family members are frequently the culprits, researchers say Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Elder Abuse , Family Issues ...
Madison County Group Receives Award for Elder A... [Published Kentucky.gov News Center Headlines - Jul 18 2014]
A Richmond community group has received an award from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) to help its efforts to stop elder abuse. CHFS presented the Public Awareness Initiative award for $250 to the Madison County Council for Elder ...
Nursing Home Complaint Center Launches Initiati... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 15 2014]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is inviting AV rated elder abuse attorneys in each state to join in their initiative to address our nation's severe issue with nursing home, or rehab facility patients dying, ...
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Families Must Hold Financial Elder Abusers Acco... [Published Financial Services - Sep 02 2014]
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