Monthly Archives November 2015

Elder Abuse

As the bumper sticker says, there is no excuse for elder abuse. However, it is rampant. I am currently pursuing a case in which a caretaker induced her patient to give her a power of attorney and then helped herself to over $200,000.00 and convinced him to sign a new will giving her everything. Fortunately, the rest is “locked down”. Found the following article on the subject which I though was interesting. “Elder abuse, which can take the form of sexual or emotional abuse, physical violence and even financial manipulation, affects at least 10 percent of older Americans, according to
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