Official says elder abuse cases are being investigated Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Mar 20, 2009 at 5:23 pm
The head of Aging and Adult Services takes issue with a report made last week by a Contra Costa County Civil Grand Jury that claimed that, as of January, the county had stopped providing services to protect elderly residents from financial abuse.
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Posted by Elaine Renoire, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Mar 20, 2009 at 5:23 pm
If the county is protecting elders from financial abuse, then it needs to concentrate on the biggest financial abuser of all: unlawful and abusive guardianships. Vulnerable people are being pauperized all over this country but the kicker is, the abuse is court sanctioned.
The result? Because guardianship wards are stripped of all their rights, they don't even have the right to complain. Convicted criminals have more rights than guardianship wards!
For more information, visit NASGA at www.StopGuardianAbuse.org and Web Link.