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Watching Over Seniors with Motion Sensors (SINGAPORE)
By Amelia Teng AUG 21, 2015 The elderly staying alone in Bukit Timah are being watched over, literally, with the launch of a new system that can monitor their movements at home and detect any anomalies. The wireless motion tracking system, developed by tech...

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Anger at Failure to Ban Violent Nurse For Life (UK)
By  BEN ENDLEY Aug 21, 2015 Faderera Bello, 55, was a qualified “dementia champion” but was caught on CCTV poking patient Bridget Rees in the face and telling her to “shut up”. The family of the widow caught the NHS care home nurse’s abuse on camera and she...

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Caregivers Accused of Elder Abuse After Amador County Woman Found Malnourished, Dehydrated
BY CATHY LOCKE AUGUST 20, 2015 Two people who described themselves as caregivers were arrested by Amador County sheriff's deputies after an elderly woman was found malnourished and dehydrated at a residence in Jackson Valley. Shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesda...

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Scammers Direct Crimes Toward Seniors
By OLIVER GOOD Staff writer (Peabody Gazette Bulletin) Scams are out there. Some are aimed at seniors. “Scammers attach themselves to the lonely,” said Barb Smith, volunteer with Marion County Department on Aging. “They want money.” Retired now, Smith used ...

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Legislators Approve Funding to Help Law Enforcement Fight Elder Abuse (NY USA)
August 14, 2015 WHITE PLAINS, NY --The Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) and County Executive Rob Astorino have teamed up to deliver funding that would provide enhanced training to municipal law enforcement agencies to help them address elder ab...

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Financial Aadvising Company Sued for Alleged Securities Fraud and Elder Abuse (CA. USA)
Robbie Hargett Aug. 14, 2015 Several California residents are suing financial advising company Total Wealth Management over an alleged scheme to obtain funds from its clients under false pretenses. Albert Calderon, Laurence Gleason, Inga Gleason and Susan A...

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Filmmaker Shares Story of Elder Financial Abuse to Help Others (USA)
By  Kimberly Drelich August 1, 2015 A Connecticut film producer said she wants to share the worst thing that ever happened to her family so others can prevent a similar scenario. Pamela S.K. Glasner of Glastonbury said her parents became victims of financia...

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Advocate Seeks Better Reporting on Elder Abuse (CANADA)
Cindy E. Harnett   / Times Colonist  July 29, 2015 B.C.’s seniors advocate has launched a fact-finding mission to get a better picture of elder abuse and neglect in the province. Seniors advocate Isobel Mackenzie said her office has given Vancouver Coastal ...

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Fighting elder abuse in Nunavut will take effort, experts argue (Canada)
Fighting elder abuse in Nunavut will take effort, experts argue Fighting elder abuse needs the same level of government commitment as suicide prevention and far more attention from everyone in Nunavut, says Arviat's Angie Curley.  "This problem, elder abuse...

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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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