Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (S. 178) - GovTrack.us

Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (S. 178) - GovTrack.us

Landmark verdict: Jury awards $16.4M in guardianship case

Landmark verdict: Jury awards $16.4M in guardianship case

Monday, October 23, 2017

LeagueOfJustice

LeagueOfJustice

Characteristics of Female Perpetrators Who Exploit Elderly
  • Has some caregiving relationship to elderly person
    Instills sense of helplessness and dependency
    Isolates the elderly person from family members and other social contacts
    Presents herself as protector of the elderly victim while isolating them from others
    Enhances inadequacy and diminished self-worth in victim, making him or her more
    vulnerable
    Often has history of multiple unstable relationships
    Often falsifies credentials or embellishes personal power, role, or position
    Opportunistic
    Psychologically dysfunctional
    Predatory
    Antisocial with little regard for rights of others
    Methodically identifies victims and establishes power and total control over them
    Gains control of assets through deceit, intimidation, and psychological abuse

Monday, October 9, 2017

TownhallMeeting youtube

If there was a common theme at Tuesday’s forum, it was that law
enforcement has been largely absent as families say they watch local
guardians bilk their loved ones’ estates.

Florida guardianship reform advocates look to police for help

 If there was a common theme at Tuesday’s forum, it was that law
enforcement has been largely absent as families say they watch local
guardians bilk their loved ones’ estates.







Florida guardianship reform advocates look to police for help

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Congress Steps Up to Control Court-Ordered Guardianships, by Diane Dimond | Creators Syndicate

Congress Steps Up to Control Court-Ordered Guardianships, by Diane Dimond | Creators Syndicate



 However, after more than two
years of investigation, I've discovered a veritable racket of uncaring
and dishonest guardians, their staffs, and elder law lawyers who
concentrate more on billable hours (paid for out of the wards' estates)
than on what is truly in the elders' best interests
.