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Should California Have a Special Elder Abuse Prosecutor?

Acting to address the growing challenge of elder abuse in its population, the State of Oregon is about to create a special post for prosecuting elder abuse cases… 371 more words

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Diagnosing Alzheimers: Truth or Consequences

In a report released this week by the Alzheimer’s Foundation, a full 55% of Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers said their doctors never told them they had the disease. 429 more words

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Vulnerable Adults

I had an article published in the state bar journal this month about financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.  For those interested in reading it, click here.

Vulnerable Adults

Assisted Suicide Law Based on Lies

California Senate Bill SB 128, the “End of Life Option Act,” would legalize physician-assisted suicide in our state, supposedly on the grounds of compassion for the terminally ill. 399 more words

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Whistleblower Speaks Out on Suspected Elder Abuse

As a 42-year veteran officer of New Hampshire’s Portsmouth police department, John Connors is serious about his duty to protect the community. And when his wealthy elderly neighbor Geraldine Webber, already in her nineties, began receiving frequent visits from fellow officer Aaron Goodwin in 2010, Connors sensed something was amiss. 512 more words

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Elder Abuse in Ethnic Communities

One of the major reasons why elder abuse is difficult to track is under-reporting: victims of abuse are reluctant to come forward out of fear, shame, or embarrassment. 338 more words

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