COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Only about half of last year's nearly 92,000 calls to Missouri's hotline to report abuse of the elderly were answered and the situation has only gotten worse, according to...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia door-to-door meat wholesaler has been shut down in a settlement with the state.
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced the settlement Tuesday against Millwood-based Thaxton Wholesale Meats LLC and its owner, Steven A. Thaxton.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker has reintroduced legislation aimed at curbing the abuse of senior citizens after the bill failed to pass last session amid criticism that it lacked funding.
State Rep. Wes Retherford's Elder Justice Act unanimously cleared the Ohio House last year, but it was stopped in the Ohio Senate after opponents testified that it was an unfunded mandate, The Hamilton-Middletown Journal News reported (http://bit.ly/2mkTCpO).
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Advocates for the elderly say each year con artists and greedy family members cheat New York seniors out of $1.5 billion in assets but they worry the number of reported cases is only the tip of the financial abuse iceberg.
The Senate and Assembly's Joint Committee on Aging heard testimony Tuesday from advocates, bankers and lawyers pushing for increased prevention of financial abuse of the elderly.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Outside groups are launching two new ads in an increasingly bitter Nevada Senate race to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Harry Reid. Here's a look at two commercials launched Wednesday:
Freedom Partners Action Fund, which is backed by the billionaire Koch brothers, unveiled a new ad accusing Democratic Nevada Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto of failing to intervene in an elder abuse case while she was attorney general.