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Elder Abuse in the Tri-State
Elder abuse in the Tri-State 3.5-6 million cases of elder abuse reported each year in the U.S. By Sheree Paolello BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio Every day in the Tri-State, many parents and grandparents are being abused by the people they trust the most. It's as commo...
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Prosecuting Elder Abuse Bill Goes to Committees
Prosecuting elder abuse bill goes to committees By Cindy Swirko Staff writer February 22, 2014 With elder exploitation already a problem in a state rich with seniors, a proposed bill that may make it easier to prosecute cases is making its way through legis...
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Georgia House Panel Backs Tougher Penalties Against Elder Abuse
By ANDY MILLER  GEORGIA HEALTH NEWS February 18, 2014 A Georgia House panel on Monday approved a bill that would toughen penalties for operating an unlicensed personal care home, raising a first offense to a felony from a misdemeanor. The vote came after co...
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Preventing Abuse and Neglect of Elderly (MALTA)
Preventing abuse and neglect of elderly February 18, 2014 The moral strength of any society can be measured by the quality of care it gives to children and the elderly. Maltese society has traditionally treasured family values, and the concept of the extend...
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Fontana Woman is Arrested on an Elder Abuse Charge
February 10, 2014 A Fontana woman was arrested on an elder abuse charge on Feb. 6, according to the Fontana Police Department. At about 2:47 p.m., officers responded to the 16000 block of Merrill Avenue for a report of a critical missing adult.  The reporti...
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Seniors Learn How to Prevent Financial Abuse (CANADA)
By  Rick Drennan Feb 04, 2014 MISSISSAUGA Seniors are vulnerable to abuse at many levels, including financial. That's why the Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Network (PEAPN), in partnership with the Canadian Association of Retiring Persons (CARP), is hosting a ...
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New Program to Help with Elder Financial Abuse
Feb 23, 2014 WCSH 6 News BANGOR, Maine It's something many of us have seen; our aging family members facing financial scams. The Maine Council for Elder Abuse Prevention has implemented a new program called SeniorSafe to help protect financial accounts, end...
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More Abused Old Folk Seek Help (NEW ZEALAND)
More abused old folk seek help ALEXIA JOHNSTON 20/02/2014 Elderly victims of abuse are increasingly seeking help in South Canterbury. A growing number of the region's elderly residents are calling on the Elder Abuse and Protection Services at Family Works. ...
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New State Program Helps Fight Elder Financial Abuse
New state program helps fight elder financial abuse By Russ Van Arsdale , Executive Director Northeast CONTACT Feb. 16, 2014 A family member moved in to help an ailing 75-year-old Penobscot County woman with housework. After just two days there, she persuad...
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'Advocacy and Education' Key in Prevention of Elder Abuse
By John Kennett  February 11, 2014 Elder abuse: Not a topic that’s easy to detect or deal with. But, an aging population means the topic is something that will become more and more of a serious concern across America. “As more older adults become very old (...
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Cultural Tradition Traps Many Chinese Elder-Abuse Victims in U.S.
New America Media/Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Jan 10, 2011 EDITOR'S NOTE: Elder abuse, a growing but hidden problem for Chinese seniors in the United States., often originates when adult children here reject the tradition of filial p...
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Know the Signs of Senior Abuse
By Matilda Charles February 5, 2014 Sometimes it takes watchful eyes to keep seniors safe. Whether it’s physical, emotional or financial abuse, or any other kind, those who come in contact with seniors can look for signs that all is not well. In banking, if...
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