Recent Posts in Elder Abuse Category

Elderly Man, With History of Falling, Dies After Fall in Hospital

As reported by The Post-Standard from Syracuse, NY, a local health facility is being sued for wrongful death as an 88 year-old man that was left in their charge, with a history of falling, fell and ...

Lawsuit Against Priest Claims "Financial Elder Abuse"

A widow has filed a lawsuit that accuses a Catholic priest of pursuing a friendship with her solely to gain access to her money, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has since suspended him, as reported ...

Caretaker Watched for a Year Arrested fro Elder Abuse

After being under surveillance for one year, a caretaker finally found herself in handcuffs for serious elder abuse. According to the deputies investigating her case, 61-year-old Carol Louise Juette ...

Two People Arrested for Suspicion of Elder Abuse

When police found an 86-year-old woman with soiled clothing and open sores they arrested two people on suspicion of elder abuse. Not only do police believe that Janice Bartness and Gregory Bartness ...

One Abuser, Two Witnesses, Arrested in Nursing Home

Three male nursing home workers were arrested on March 2 by state agents for suspicion of elder abuse; one for the actual physical abuse and the other two for witnessing the alleged act but failing to ...

3 out of 19 Elder Abuse Cases Resulted in Jail Tim in Genesee County

Out of 19 high profile elder abuse cases just three people have been put in jail so far by the Genesee County's Elder Abuse Exploitation Task Force. This task force was created to catch people such as ...

Five Plead Not Guility in Nursing Home Fire Case

This week, five people that were charged in connection to a deadly Vallejo retirement home fire have pled not guilty. The fire led to the death of three nursing home residents. The defendants entered ...

Mother Dies from Elder Abuse

A woman has been arrest for elder abuse by neglect in the Missouri area. The sheriff’s office received a call through the elderly abuse hotline reporting a possible case of abuse by neglect. The ...

Woman Charged with Elder Abuse

It’s reported that a San Miguel, California woman was arrested on allegations that she abused an elderly, dependent adult. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies state that she allegedly gave ...