Elder Abuse

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Woman Sues Seal Beach Nursing Home For Alleged Elder Abuse

A Seal Beach nursing facility has been accused of wrongly drugging a 68-year-old patient for months to take over her Social Security payments.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/25/2011

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Report: 2.1M Seniors Fall Victim To Elder Abuse Each Year

Fred Claridge, Director of Certified Senior Guidance Association and Senior Advocate, visited the KCAL 9 studios Tuesday to talk about elder abuse, a crime that is typically kept out of the public’s view.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2011

(L) Janice Bartmess and (R) Gregory Bartmess (credit: Hawthorne Police Department)

Hawthorne Couple Arrested On Suspicion Of Elder Abuse

Authorities say a Hawthorne couple has been arrested on suspicion of elder abuse after police found the woman’s 86-year-old mother bedridden, with open sores and soiled clothing.

03/06/2011

Screen legend Mickey Rooney. (credit: Jeff Daly/GettyImages)

Actor Mickey Rooney Tells Congress About Elder Abuse

Actor Mickey Rooney is telling Congress that he has been a victim of elder abuse by a family member who took his money and misused it.

03/02/2011

(credit: CBS)

Woman, 63, Arrested For Alleged Case Of Elder Abuse Involving Pearl Harbor Veteran, 93

Authorities say the caretaker of a 93-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor has been arrested on suspicion of elder abuse after the veteran was found dirty, disoriented and living in filth in his San Diego County home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2011

(credit: CBS)

State Investigates How Woman Became Trapped In Walk-In Freezer

How did a 94-year-old woman become trapped in a freezer at a Calabasas retirement home?

11/13/2010

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