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September 22, 2014Read Story Erie County plans series of forums on elder abuse

From the Buffalo News:


Erie County plans series of forums on elder abuse


From Staff reports

  Published:  September 21, 2014, 07:55 PM

Updated: September 21, 2014, 11:20 PM

Members of the Erie County Legislature are holding a series of forums with the Erie County Council Against Elder Abuse.

Following is the schedule of forums, which highlight abuse issues and outreach efforts:

Tuesday – Legislator Joseph Lorigo, 9:30 a.m. to noon, West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St.

Wednesday – Legislator Lynne Dixon, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hamburg Senior Center, 4150 Sowles Road.

Friday – Legislator Edward Rath, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audobon Parkway.

Sept. 29 – Legislator Chairman John Mills, 10 a.m. to noon, Orchard Park Senior Center, 70 Linwood Ave.

Oct. 10 – Legislator Kevin Hardwick, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road.

For further information, contact the Legislature at 858-7500.

email: citydesk@buffnews.com 

 

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/erie-county/erie-county-plans-series-of-forums-on-elder-abuse-20140921


September 11, 2014Read Story Health Aide Helps Herself to Victim’s Money

http://www2.erie.gov/da/index.php?q=health-aide-helps-herself-victim%E2%80%99s-money


August 28, 2014Read Story Sedita Sets Agenda as New Leader of DA Association

http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/this-weeks-news/id=1202668287337/Sedita-Sets-Agenda-as-New-Leader-of-DA-Association?mcode=1202615038803&curindex=34&slreturn=20140808100018

 

 


June 18, 2014Read Story Three Convictions for Financial Elder Abuse This Week Alone

http://www2.erie.gov/da/index.php?q=three-convictions-financial-elder-abuse-week-alone


June 14, 2014Read Story Shelter to be provided to elder abuse victims

http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/erie-county/shelter-to-be-provided-to-elder-abuse-victims-20140613


June 14, 2014Read Story Elder victims of domestic violence have new shelter options

June 13, 2014Read Story Emergency shelter network opens for victims of abuse

 

 


June 09, 2014Read Story Providers of elder abuse shelters to meet in Ohio

May 19, 2014Read Story Woman admits stealing from ailing father

From the Buffalo News, Monday May 19th 2014:

A Buffalo woman has admitted stealing more than $71,000 from her ailing 84-year old father over a more than two-year period while he was in an assisted living facility

 


April 01, 2014Read Story Youngtstown man sentenced to prison for attack on West Seneca 74 year old

Thwarted attack nets thief 13 years; 74 year old woman fought attacker


October 03, 2013Read Story Government Emphasizes Prevention of Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

Interagency Announcement:  http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2013/elder-abuse-guidance.pdf                                 


March 04, 2013Read Story Agencies Working to End Elder Abuse

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western NewYork (LSED) fully supports the call for legislative protection against elder abuse. And while legislation is necessary, informing Western NewYorkers about the ongoing efforts right in their back yard to combat existing elder abuse is also important.


If you Suspect Abuse, TAKE ACTION!

More than 1,500 cases of elder abuse are reported each year in Erie County. Many more cases are never reported.

If you suspect abuse and would like legal assistance, please contact:

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled, or Disadvantaged of WNY: 716-853-3087

For immediate assistance 24 hours a day, call Crisis Services Hotline at: 716-834-3131

If you suspect someone is being abused, call Erie County Protective Services for Adults: 716-858-6877

For general information on programs or referrals call: 716-858-8526

In an emergency, call 911