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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 and especially a Macomb County judge who has been embroiled in similar circumstances previously. An investigation by 7 Action News has seen the State Supreme Court and the Attorney General take action. The guardianship company who were appointed by The Macomb County Judge (Kathryn George) have now requested…

Elder Abuse Hotline Unable to Cope with Concerned Callers

Admin May 28, 2019
Elder Abuse

Missouri’s elder abuse hotline has been deluged by concerned callers but the department has only been able to answer half of those calls. The hotline also serves residents with disabilities (18-59) and those 60 years and over, reports are collated on neglect, abuse and exploitation. Last year over 17,000 calls were disconnected following a recorded message while a further 10,000…

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 claim is for the sum of $660k representing her life savings which 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…

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…

Elder Abuse Costing Families Up To $36 Billion Yearly

Admin July 4, 2018
Elder Abuse

Elder abuse and fraud (senior scams) is impacting the elderly and their immediate families in worrying numbers. Studies illustrate the impact that the fraud is having annually. The true cost of exploitation is estimated to range from $3 billion upwards to $36 billion yearly. Unfortunately many instances of elder abuse go unreported and therefore exact numbers are difficult to quantify….