Category Archives: Elder Abuse

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How big of an issue is elder abuse in California?

  Here in California, Adult Protective Services (APS) receives more than 14,000 reports of elder and dependent adult abuse per month, and reports are increasing. There are an estimated 176,000 cases of reported elder and dependent adult abuse PER YEAR … Continue reading

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How much elder abuse is there in Orange County?

Orange County Adult Protective Services (APS) is the first line of defense in combating elder abuse cases. APS receives more than 600 reports of abuse each month and national experts estimate that for every report of abuse, 23 are unreported … Continue reading

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10 Percent of Americans suffered elder abuse

Around 10 percent of Americans 60 and older have experienced some form of elder abuse, according to the National Council on Aging. Some estimates range as high as 5 million elders who are abused each year, and one study estimated … Continue reading

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Elder abuse prevention seminar

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Understanding Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is an intentional act or failure to act that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult. An older adult is someone age 60 or older. The abuse occurs at the hands of a caregiver … Continue reading

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95 year old woman elder abuse case solved

NEWPORT COAST, CA — “Keep an eye on your bank accounts,” was the advice from Orange County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Jeff Cole, of the economic crimes unit, Cole, together with Investigator Matt LeFlore, and colleagues recently cracked a fraud case … Continue reading

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False accusations of elder abuse seminar

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Capturing the queen- a child’s strategy to preserve their inheritance

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Denying an adult child access to a parent by a step-parent

If anybody had told Kerri Kasem that one day her life would be devoted to protecting the elderly, she likely wouldn’t have believed them. The daughter of radio legend Casey Kasem – best known for hosting American Top 40 for … Continue reading

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