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Elder Care giver receives 18 month sentence for exploitation

Admin March 18, 2020
Elder Abuse

An elder caregiver in Boise, Idaho found guilty for the abuse of an elderly couple. The arrest of Sherri Watring (53) was made in January 2019 and charges were of 2 felony counts, that being abuse and neglect of a vulnerable adult. The elder care giver also charged with exploitation in excess of $1000. Subsequently a further misdemeanour charge of…

Elder Abuse Prevention Groups Receive Public Awareness Awards

Admin August 15, 2019
Elder Abuse

The Department for Community Based Services (within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS)) has recognised the efforts of two Kentucky community groups in their efforts towards local elder abuse prevention. Public Awareness Initiative awards have been awarded to Northern Kentucky Elder Maltreatment Alliance (EMA) and Kentucky River Council Against Maltreatment of Elders (CAME), each receive $300. The awards…

Guardianship Probate Court Case Raises Concerns

Admin June 7, 2019
Elder Abuse

Negative press has yet again fallen on the guardianship probate court process. Especially a Macomb County judge embroiled in similar circumstances previously. An investigation by 7 Action News has seen the State Supreme Court and the Attorney General take action. The appointment of the guardianship company by The Macomb County Judge (Kathryn George). The family have had contact by the…

Elder Abuse Hotline Unable to Cope with Concerned Callers

Admin May 28, 2019
Elder Abuse

Missouri’s elder abuse hotline has numerous concerned callers but the department has only been able to answer half the  calls. The hotline also serves residents with disabilities (18-59) and those 60 years and over, reports on neglect, abuse and exploitation documented. Last year saw over 17,000 calls lost following a recorded message while a further 10,000 calls dropped and/or hung…

Elder Abuse Claim Against Wells Fargo for $660k

Admin December 6, 2018
Elder Abuse

A single female in her 70’s suffering from cognitive decline has brought her own elder abuse claim against Wells Fargo. The sum claimed is $660k representing her life savings. She alleges advisors of Wells Fargo, along with it’s employees (up to 100) and her advisor of thirty years, Russell Wixon, a managing partner of Wells Fargo carried on financial elder…

Elder Abuse Complaints Backlog Now Cleared in Minnesota

Admin August 14, 2018
Elder Abuse

Minnesota has now cleared over 3,000 unresolved elder abuse complaints around senior care facilities in Minnesota. Relatives of the victims have previously protested over the lack of inaction by Minnesota State Legislature that would have brought elder protection to the fore. The State is also promising to prioritise investigations in to new elder abuse complaints. The cases dated back to…