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California Detects Deep Flaws In Responding to Elder Abuse and Neglect

There are deep flaws in California’s approach to detecting and responding to elder abuse and neglect – flaws that prevent serious cases from ever coming to […]


Downturn in the Economy Sustains Greater Exploitation of the Elderly

Officials say the downturn in the economy has led to far greater exploitation of the elderly as younger family members prey upon older relatives. More and […]


Elder Abuse May be Seriously Underreported

A state watchdog group says elder abuse may be underreported, in part because of budget cuts to ombudsman programs. The California Senate Office of Oversight and […]


Elder Abuse is a Niche Business

Systemic elder abuse is a niche business. Judges, attorneys, government agencies, bankers, doctors and others in the system work together and use the elderly for personal […]


Elder Abuse is the Knowing, Intentional, or Negligent Act Causing Harm

Each year hundreds of thousands of older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited by family members and others. Many victims are people who are older, frail, […]


Elder Abuse is the Mistreatment of an Older Person

Elder abuse, the mistreatment of an older person, takes many forms. Abuse can come in the form of physical and emotional abuse, financial exploitation or neglect. […]


Elder Abuse: Intimidation, Exploitation and Physical Pain

For older adults who depend on others to care for them, the world can be a scary place. Like children who rely on their parents for […]


Los Angeles County Bracing for Senior Abuse Explosion

With Los Angeles County facing a “senior tsunami” in the decades ahead, county officials are not adequately prepared to deal with the explosion in demand for […]


Elder Abuse, Neglect, Isolation, Physical & Financial Abuse: The Family is often the Culprit

Sarah was 73 years old when she allowed her daughter and son-in-law to move into her house. Due to the economy, the young couple was struggling […]


Elder Abuse:  Fiction, Fact and Reality

Elder financial abuse costs older Americans more than $2.6 billion per year and is most often perpetrated by family members and caregivers, according to a new […]



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