Butler County, Ohio has created an Elder Abuse Task Force, drawing together Law Enforcement, the DA's Office, Private Advocacy Groups, and the Business Community to help stem the tide of Crimes and Abuse against the Elderly.
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In March this Task Force held 4 meetings detailing their work. They are posted in full below.
The National Center for Edler Abuse (NCEA) was established by the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) in 1988 as a national elder abuse resource center.
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Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center.
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Center for Excellence on Elder Abuse and Negelct UC, Irvine
Elder Abuse can happen to any senior. Part of this awareness program is to reduce the feelings of shame and embarrassment that often prevent seniors from speaking out. Reporting Abuse is the first step in stopping it.
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Warning from the Federal Trade Commission posted on August 29th 2012
This report covers many common scams with the techniques used. What makes the elderly so vulnerable is also examined.
Click on the video below and gain strength from this curious account of an American legend.