Elder Abuse

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Name: Elder Abuse
First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 5 reports

Minister of State (Seniors) highlights Awareness to Action project at elder abuse awareness conference in St. John's

"The Government of Canada is proud to recognize awareness-raising activities, such as this conference, that aim to eliminate elder abuse. We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of seniors. I invite you to visit seniors.gc.ca and read our new report, ... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - 33 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Crimes against elderly on the rise

Crimes against the elderly are growing both nationally and in Butler County, law enforcement officials say, especially as the population of older adults increases.This past week, 82-year-old Elmon Booth, of Middletown, became the most recent statistic ... [Published Journal-News - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Community networks at expo

HERMITAGE – The community came together in the Shenango Valley Mall Saturday when Views & Voices magazine hosted its ninth annual Women’s Expo.“It’s nice The Herald brought this to where the people are,”  Ed Newmeyer, director of marketing and community ... [Published Sharon Herald - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sickening abuse of the elderly is being ignored

“We have stronger laws to protect our animals than we do our elderly.” as they are seen as “second class citizens”, campaigners claim.Last week a shocking report revealed 100,000 elderly or vulnerable people suffered abuse over the last year, including ... [Published Sunday Post - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Society must protect vulnerable

Re: Top court urged to decriminalize assisted suicide, Oct. 16Top court urged to decriminalize assisted suicide, Oct. 16Doctors spend their lives, their skills and the most modern techniques in the world to save lives. Now we have a self-centred society ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Assisted-suicide law would worsen elder abuse

Last month, several people with disabilities were escorted by police from a Chicago hotel where a national organization agitating for assisted-suicide laws was holding a conference. Their understandable concerns about assisted suicide — that it promotes ... [Published Waterbury Republican American - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Santa Cruz County DA Bob Lee Passes Away at 57

He was fighting an ongoing battle with cancer.Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee passed away thismorning after an ongoing battle with cancer, district attorney’s officialsannounced today.Lee died at his home and spent the Friday evening with ... [Published Scotts Valley Patch - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Wiley Hosts Scam Prevention Seminar for Seniors

- State Senator Sean Wiley hosted a special presentation today focused on protecting seniors from becoming victims of scams, fraud, and other types of abuse.Wiley, along with the Office of the Attorney General, the Erie County District Attorney's Office, ... [Published WJET - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: Scam, Fraud, Abuse, Elder Abuse
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Society of Certified Senior Advisors Explores A New Strategy in the War Against Elder Abuse

PRWebNational and local experts in the fields associated with elder abuse, exploitation, neglect and identity theft are coming together in Denver, Colorado on October 23 and 24 to participate in a think tank and a DACUM (develop a curriculum) at the Denver ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

L.A. gets $1.6 million to combat elder abuse

Calling elder abuse one of the most under-reported crimes in the city, Los Angeles officials on Wednesday announced plans to expand its efforts to protect senior citizens with some help from the Department of Justice and Verizon Corp.Mayor Eric Garcetti ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 3 reports

Judge orders man accused in road rage assault to stand trial

EL CAJON (CNS) - A La Mesa resident accused of beating a 76-year-old man in an East County road-rage dispute will face trial on elder abuse and assault charges, a judge ruled Wednesday.Judge Lantz Lewis ruled that police and prosecutors had enough evidence ... [Published KFMB-TV - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Photos revealed in elder abuse trial

An Orillia couple was back in court today, charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life for a 76-year-old woman.Viola Simonds was admitted to hospital in 2011 after being found surrounded by vomit, urine and feces.Her daughter and son-in-law, ... [Published CTV News - Oct 15 2014]

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"The Government of Canada is proud to recognize awareness-raising activities, such as this conference, that aim to eliminate elder abuse. We are committed to supporting the wellbeing of seniors. I invite you to visit seniors.gc.ca and read our new report, Government of Canada Action for Seniors, to find out how our government is improving the lives of seniors."
"We are very pleased to have Minister Wong's support for action against elder abuse in the province. Our work, funded by the New Horizons for Seniors Program, has made a huge difference for seniors over the past three years. We have been able to provide ample opportunity to build capacity and share resources in the community that allows our members to strengthen their ability to take action against elder abuse." – Kelly Heisz Associated Links Seniors.gc.ca Funding: New Horizons for Seniors Program Backgrounder
"Safeguarding legislation should provide for clear powers of investigation and prosecution, clear demarcation of agency roles and clear definitions of an offence in respect of vulnerable people."
...being the third highest population for senior citizens in the country, that's something we really have to pay more attention to," said Sen. Wiley. "And so, we have to really focus onon that, and make sure our seniors are very well aware of what they can do if they fell they're victimized, but also how to prevent it."

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Why it’s time to face up to old age [Published Yahoo! Canada - 20 hours ago]
Community networks at expo [Published Sharon Herald - Oct 19 2014]
Sickening abuse of the elderly is being ignored [Published Sunday Post - Oct 19 2014]
Society must protect vulnerable [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 19 2014]
Assisted-suicide law would worsen elder abuse [Published Waterbury Republican American - Oct 19 2014]
Santa Cruz County DA Bob Lee Passes Away at 57 [Published Scotts Valley Patch - Oct 19 2014]
‘Showdown’ to cook up competition [Published Beach and Bay Press - Oct 18 2014]
La Jolla Jeweler Faces 27 Felonies [Published NBC San Diego - Oct 18 2014]
Wiley Hosts Scam Prevention Seminar for Seniors [Published WJET - Oct 18 2014]
Four vie for two seats on Calaveras County bench [Published Union Democrat - Oct 17 2014]
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Sen. Wiley urges Elderly not to fall Victim to ... [Published 35 WSEE - Oct 17 2014]
New Healthcare Toolkit Launches for Physicians ... [Published Prlog - Oct 17 2014]
Restrictions Sought On Guardians Of Elderly [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
Volunteers needed for domestic violence respons... [Published The Progress - Oct 17 2014]
Missoula Aging Services Sees Rise In Elderly Abuse [Published ABCMontana.com - Oct 17 2014]
Domestic violence victims remembered 14 hours ago [Published Green Bay Press-Gazette - Oct 17 2014]
Reverse Mortgage Schemes Targeting Elderly [Published Financial Advisor Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
Montgomery Co. Task Force celebrates 20th years [Published WSFA - Oct 17 2014]
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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month [Published Firedoglake - Oct 04 2014]
There is no excuse for domestic violence Although October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we have actually (I hope) gotten quite a bit more aware of domestic violence these past few months. We never know what action or incident is going to ...
Keck School of Medicine of USC receives federal... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 29 2014]
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) was named the sole grant recipient to become the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), a vital clearinghouse created by the Administration ...
Verbal Mistreatment of the Elderly [Published Full Text Reports... - Sep 24 2014]
Verbal Mistreatment of the Elderly Source: Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect Elder mistreatment is expected to rise with the aging of the American population. To date, the association between specific forms of mistreatment and decreased quality of life ...
How Scam Artists Target Your Elderly Parents an... [Published MyBankTracker.com - Aug 24 2014]
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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 ...
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Families Must Hold Financial Elder Abusers Acco... [Published Financial Services - Sep 02 2014]
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