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Del. Man Arrested And Charged With Abuse Of Elderly Mother

Stephen Myers, 39, was arrested by New Castle County Police after they received a call from Christiana Medical Center reporting abuse to an elderly female on Sunday.


Some members of the Philadelphia Financial Exploitation Prevention Taskforce pose with a banner marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 25.: Karen Buck, executive director, SeniorLAW Center; Noel DeSantis, assistant district attorney, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office; Charles (Chuck)  Silverman, AML-Security director, Beneficial Bank; Charlotte Council, deputy commissioner, Philadelphia Police Department; Carlotta Bulls, financial exploitation specialist, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Older Adult Protective Services; Alethea Brown, elder victim witness coordinator-advocate for the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office

Local Official Urging People To Recognize Dangers Of Elder Abuse

Seniors, caregivers and governments are joining hands in observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.


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Spotting, Stopping, Preventing Elder Abuse

Learn more about the signs of elder abuse and how to stop or prevent it from happening.


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Legal Protections For Long Term Care

There are laws to protect seniors from the harm that can occur at long term care facilities. And, every state has an Ombudsman who can help.


Elderly Man With Cane

Neglect Of Care For The Elderly

A man was arrested in Pennsylvania on charges of criminally neglecting his elderly mother, causing her to suffer serious bodily harm. What is your legal obligation to an elderly family member?


(Gumersindo Vidot III, manager of Philly Spy Shop in Northeast Philadelphia.  Photos by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Spy Cam Store Riding Wave Of Interest In Elder Abuse Case

So-called “nanny cams” — hidden cameras that can be installed in one’s own home — are becoming more popular as technology improves and prices go down.