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