Elder Abuse

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Name: Elder Abuse
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Factors Elderly and Senior Investors Should Know

Seniors and elders who are looking to or currently are investing in products should be aware of a few concerns to make sure they make right investment choices:- Investment products with withdrawal penalties, lacking liquidity, having long holding periods, ... [Published HG.org - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Police: woman arrested in connection with elderly assault

ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - On Tuesday evening, Athens Limestone Hospital notified Athens Police Department about a patient who had been the victim of an assault at a home on Wheeler Street in Athens.Officers spoke with an elderly woman who identified her attacker ... [Published WAFF - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Position changed with evidence

I am a former legislator and a lawyer who at one time favored permitting physician-assisted suicide, but changed my position after looking at the evidence.William Clarke is wrong about the legality of assisted suicide, and his definition of suicide, as ... [Published Missoulian - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Knowles’ Resolution to Explore Statewide Elder Abuse Task Force Effort Passes House

Knowles' Resolution to Explore Statewide Elder Abuse Task Force Effort Passes HouseHARRISBURG - Today, the House voted in favor of a resolution sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Schuylkill) calling for a study of Pennsylvania's existing network ... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Elderly people appeal for social pension scheme

Elderly people in the country have appealed to the government to consider introducing a social pension scheme for them to avert poverty.This follows commemorations of the National Day for the Elderly (NDE) held in Mzimba this week.The day is celebrated ... [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Statewide seminar focuses on changes in Elder Law

The Spencer Public Library was one of 30 locations across Iowa to offer a free Elder Law seminar for older Iowans on Thursday. The seminar was conducted statewide via the Iowa Communication Network and also available as a webinar.Paige Thorson, attorney ... [Published Spencer Daily Reporter - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Elder abuse expert: Seniors should be less trusting

NOTE: Tips for fighting elder abuse at the bottom of this story.GREENSBORO — A few minutes into his presentation on elder abuse and fraud prevention Thursday morning, Paul Greenwood listed the profile of the typical perpetrator of elder abuse.He is a ... [Published Burlington Times-News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Maintenance Worker Arrested for Burglarizing Senior Homes

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Mateo Police arrested a building maintenance worker Tuesday after he allegedly used spare keys to steal from senior living apartments.Officials accused Eric Gamboa, a 37-year-old former San Francisco resident, of involvement in ... [Published KSFO-AM - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Orillia couple found guilty in elder abuse trial

A jury has found an Orillia couple guilty of failing to provide the necessities of life to an elderly mother.Dianna Davy and her husband James Davy were charged in the case of Dianna’s mother Viola Simonds.The jury began deliberating on Tuesday and came ... [Published CTV News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Salinas caretaker sentenced in elder abuse case

. -A Salinas woman has been sentenced to a year in jail for felony elder abuse.Daisy Yolanda Ramirez, 42, was convicted of felony counts of elder abuse by neglect under circumstances likely to result in great bodily injury or death, filing false income ... [Published KION 46 - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 3 reports

Teens arrested for violent home invasion robbery

. -Two teens, ages 16 and 17, are facing a series of charges after a home invasion robbery that left a senior citizen badly beaten.According to a news release from the Butte County Sheriff's Office, the home invasion robbery happened in Oroville on the ... [Published KRCR-TV - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 6 reports

Startling Statistics from Elder Abuse Conference

Just one in five instances of elder abuse are ever reported. That's one of the startling statistics to come out of an Elder Abuse conference in St. John's today. By 2026, NL will have the highest number of seniors in the country. And according to stats ... [Published VOCM - Oct 20 2014]

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...seniors with practical information on topics that will help them know their rights, protect their finances and plan for the future," Astorino said. "I applaud the professionals who volunteer their time and knowledge year after year to benefit our seniors."
"If people look at my stands on the issue and her stands, without putting a face on them, I win," Gold said. "The 'R' next to my name is a handicap. But depending on whether I've connected on enough wedge issues and turnout, it could happen."
"Victimized senior citizens should receive protective services and the ability to seek the restitution and justice they deserve," Knowles stated. "As the volume of abuse cases increase, so does the demand placed on our local Area Agencies on Aging."
"If you would like to use the Elder Care Law there are certain criteria that must be met," Thorson said. "There is an allegation of abuse of a vulnerable elder. The abuse is perpetrated by a person who stands in a position of trust or confidence, and the allegation of abuse fits within one of the definitions in the new Iowa Code Chapter 235F."

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Factors Elderly and Senior Investors Should Know [Published HG.org - 2 hours ago]
Colorado Gerontological Society [Published CBS 4 Denver - 6 hours ago]
Senior Law Day at County Center Oct. 29 [Published Insurance News Net - 20 hours ago]
Already Counted Out, Harris Foil Presses Forth [Published Recorder - 23 hours ago]
Disability Rights Groups Not Dead Yet and Secon... [Published PRWeb - Oct 24 2014]
Police: woman arrested in connection with elder... [Published WAFF - Oct 24 2014]
Athens woman charged in elderly person’s assault [Published WHNT-TV - Oct 24 2014]
Endorsements for local offices in St. Mary’s el... [Published SoMdNews.com - Oct 24 2014]
Position changed with evidence [Published Missoulian - Oct 24 2014]
Knowles’ Resolution to Explore Statewide Elder ... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
Culver to Host Fall Senior Forum on Thursday in... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
Elderly people appeal for social pension scheme [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Oct 24 2014]
Not fade away [Published North West Arkansas Times - Oct 24 2014]
Conference hears tales of elder abuse [Published Waterbury Republican American - Oct 24 2014]
Statewide seminar focuses on changes in Elder Law [Published Spencer Daily Reporter - Oct 24 2014]
Editorial: "Task Force Anniversary" [Published WSFA - Oct 24 2014]
Elder abuse expert: Seniors should be less trus... [Published Burlington Times-News - Oct 23 2014]
Election 2014: Val van den Broek seeks seat on ... [Published Langley Times - Oct 23 2014]
Maintenance Worker Arrested for Burglarizing Se... [Published KSFO-AM - Oct 23 2014]
Inside Job: Suspect Arrested for Allegedly Stea... [Published San Mateo Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Man Arrested For Burglarizing Senior Living Apa... [Published KRON4 - Oct 23 2014]
Belle La Vie Home [Published Digital Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Pamela B. Teaster joins Center for Gerontology [Published Virginia Tech - Oct 23 2014]
Cobb’s Sam Olens has compiled solid record as A... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Gilliam faces Mills for House District 18 [Published Statesman Journal - Oct 22 2014]
Novato Police Log: Bus passenger threatens othe... [Published Novato Advance - Oct 22 2014]
Memorial service for Santa Cruz County District... [Published KION 46 - Oct 22 2014]
Elder Law [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 22 2014]
Gloucester County Prosecutor Elected as Leader ... [Published West Deptford Patch - Oct 22 2014]
Salinas caretaker sentenced in elder abuse case [Published KION 46 - Oct 22 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]
“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 ...
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Families Must Hold Financial Elder Abusers Acco... [Published Financial Services - Sep 02 2014]
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