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The Fifteenth Judicial District District Attorneys office prosecutesfelony cases in the counties of : Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion andPearl River in Mississippi.

Aging: 6/15/06 Reports of Suspected Elder Abuse Drop Slightly In Pennsylvania
6/15/06 Reports of Suspected Elder Abuse Drop Slightly In Pennsylvania Abstract: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA June 15, 2006 Department of Aging Commonwealth News Bureau Room 308, Main Capitol Building Harrisburg, PA 17120 CONTACT: Anne C. Bale (717) 783-1549 REPORTS OF SUSPECTED ELDER ABUSE DROP SLIGHTLY IN PENNSYLVANIA Day' In conjunction with the first observance of 'World Elder Abuse Awareness Day,' Secretary of Aging Nora Dowd Eisenhower today announced a slight drop in both reports and substantiated cases of elder abuse in Pennsylvania. ...

Alcohol and Elder Abuse Cases
The presence of alcohol problems is one of the most commonly listed risk indicators in abuse and neglect of older adults

Alibris: Elder Abuse in Perspective
Used, new & out-of-print books with title Elder Abuse in Perspective. Offering over 60 million titles from thousands of booksellers worldwide.

Almost Home: Changing Aging in America
Major Types of Elder Abuse

Austin - Family Eldercare
Family Eldercare was founded in 1982 by a group of professionals concerned with supporting the family's role as caregiver for frail elders through training and information. The agency soon expanded to include services to prevent abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of elders and adults with disabilities. Today, Family Eldercare provides a continuum of services on a sliding fee scale to more than 5,000 elders, people with disabilities and their caregivers annually.

Australian Capital Territory Office for Ageing - Elder Abuse Prevention & Assist
The Elder Abuse Information and Referral Phone Line provides support, information and referral to services that may assist with abusive situations. This service is available to older people, their family, friends and others who are concerned about elder abuse. This line also assists service providers who work with older people who may be experiencing, or at risk of abuse.

Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud & Elder Abuse - California Dept. of Justice - Office of
This describes the Attorney General's Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud & Elder Abuse section.

Burlington - Minuteman Senior Services
Protective Services & Elder at Risk Program - For elders age 60 and over

Abuse of Older Adults FAQs

CSAO: Elder Abuse Unit
Elder Abuse Unit Abstract: Elder Abuse UnitIf you or someone you know of is a victim of abuse, contact your local police department, your social worker or your ombudsman. Or you can contact us directly: Elder Abuse Unit Office of the Chief State's Attorney 300 Corporate Place Rocky Hill, CT 06067 Telephone: (860) 258-5800 Fax: (860) 258-5838 The Elder Abuse Unit is a specialized unit in the Elder Services Bureau of the Office of the Chief State's Attorney devoted exclusively to the investigation and prosecution of crimes against seniors. ...

California Department of Aging - Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Elder Abuse
California Long-Term Ombudsman

California Medical Training Center : Elder Abuse
It is our goal to develop statewide a best-practice model that promotes effective collaboration of physicians, allied health professionals, Adult Protective Services and law enforcement in the identification, evaluation and management of victims of elder and dependent-adult-abuse and neglect.

Campbell - Hughes Dental Group
Welcome to the premier San Jose dentist, Hughes Dental Group. We are dedicated to providing the most advanced dental care.

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
This website provides information to raise awareness of key issues around abuse and neglect in later life and to assure older adults are treated as full citizens in Canadian society.

CareGiver :: Information Source for CareGivers is a leading provider of support and information for those caring for the elderly, heart attack survivors, diabetes care, people with disabilities, Alzheimer's sufferers, multiple sclerosis sufferers, those in need of long term care due to stroke, degenerative diseases, chronic illnesses. This is a resource to help family and healthcare workers cope and strive in providing the best care for patients in need.

Central California Legal Services - elder financial abuse - fiduciary abuse
Of all of the types of elder abuse, financial abuse may be the most difficult to grasp because the problem itself is poorly defined. Evaluating whether or not financial abuse has occurred often involves complex and subjective determinations. It may involve differentiating between misconduct and mismanagement, or distinguishing between acceptable exchange and exploitative conduct. Abuse may be obscured by victims' diminished mental capacity which makes it unclear as to whether or not they understood transactions or exchanges. Even when victims are mentally competent, it may be unclear as to whether or not they were the victims of unfair persuasion.

Changes needed to protect aged parents from family abuse, scholar says
Mark Reutter, Business & Law Editor; News Bureau, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Citizens for Better Care
Citizens for Better Care is a non-profit advocacy agency for residents of nursing homes, adult foster care homes, assisted living programs and homes for the aged located in Michigan.

Commission on Aging and Disability
The Tennessee Department of Health is required by state law and federal regulations to maintain a regisrty of persons who have abused, neglected, or misappropriated personal property. Allegations of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of personal property against individuals are investigated thoroughly. Substantiated complaints are referred to the Office of General Counsel for review and processing.r.

Cornell News:
Elder abuse is pervasive and a growing problem, with 2-10 percent of the elderly population physically or mentally abused; mistreated seniors are three times more likely to die within three years than others, report Cornell University gerontologists. The Lancet (Vol. 364, Oct. 2, 2004).

DEA Elder Abuse & Rights Questions
The Mission of the Iowa Department of Elder Affairs is: "To provide advocacy, educational, and prevention services to older Iowans so they can find Iowa a healthy, safe, productive, and enjoyable place to live and work. "

DFPS - Adult Abuse Prevention
Remember the community around you. The elderly and adults with disabilities are people who want what you be remembered. Learn how you can help.

Department for the Aging - Elder Crime Victims Resources
NYC Department for the Aging Elderly Crime Victims Resource Center.

Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Elder Financial Abuse Program
Financial exploitation of the elderly is a growing problem in America. Financial exploitation is a broad term referring to theft or wrongful acquisition of money or objects of value by force or misrepresentation. Elder financial abuse, a more common and specific term, refers to using an elder's money or assets contrary to the elder's wishes, needs, best interest, and/or for the abuser's personal gain (Choi, Kulick, & Mayer, 1999).

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