A South Carolina woman pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a national scheme to exploit veterans in desperate financial straits and elderly investors seeking a safe retirement.
Guardianship can be a way to protect individuals from abuse, neglect and exploitation, but can be abused under certain circumstances. Although beneficial when set up and handled ethically, It also restricts the rights of the individual.
Older Americans Month is celebrated across the country through ceremonies, events, fairs, and other such activities.
There is the potential for abuse by guardians and other caregivers and caretakers, and we want you to be aware of these dangers. Here is information from the U.S. Department of Justice.
(BPT) – It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the increased use of the internet and technology for many; however, this trend is best… Read More »Online Security Threats Target Seniors but Can Be Thwarted
Elder abuse is a serious issue. If you live in Berks County and suspect that a senior is being abused, please contact the Berks County… Read More »Reporting Suspected Elder Abuse in Berks County