elder abuse

Safety in the Golden Years: A Virtual Conference on Understanding, Addressing and Preventing Crimes Against Seniors

You are invited to participate in a free, one-day virtual conference: Safety in the Golden Years: A Virtual Conference on Understanding, Addressing and Preventing Crimes Against Seniors Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:00 – 4:30 EDT Hosted by the National Crime Prevention Council in association with the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Learn how to prevent elder […]

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Be Aware—Fraudulent Calls Regarding Medical Alert Services

It has been reported that seniors, diabetics and persons with disabilities are receiving recorded telephone messages offering personal emergency and medical alert services at little or no cost. These phone calls are automated and do not respect the National Do Not Call list. During the typical robocall, an automated message says, “someone has ordered a […]

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American University Radio Presents 5-Part Series on "Aging and Abuse"

The most recent estimates suggest 1 in 10 seniors are abused, neglected or exploited, and that has serious implications for individuals and communities. Victims of elder abuse are much more likely to end up in hospitals and nursing homes. Seniors lose almost $3 billion a year due to financial exploitation, which leaves them vulnerable and […]

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