Elder Justice: Communities Are Focusing on The Abuse, Fraud, Neglect, and Schemes Perpetrated Against Older Individuals

Elder Justice

Message from U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2018, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  Communities around the world are focusing on the abuse, fraud, neglect, and schemes perpetrated against older individuals.  As South Dakota’s United States Attorney, I take very seriously the role of our office in protecting …

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Elder Financial Abuse: Warning Signs, What It Is and How to Stop It

Financial Elder Abuse

Abuse: The Warning Signs There are a number of different ways elder abuse can occur. Some of the signs that this abuse is occurring include: Withdrawal from activities, lack of alertness or unusual behavior Physical injuries such as blisters, burns or pressure marks that do not have an explanation to fit the pattern Unexplained sexually …

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