From C-Span, the Congressional Hearings on Elder Financial Abuse

MaryGSykes.com

A good link to see what the Federal Government intends to do about all of these problems:

http://www.c-span.org/video/?324176-1/hearing-financial-exploitation-seniors

While the chair from Maine talks mainly (pun intended?) about family members taking finanacial advantage of elders, it is our experience that combined with these issues are then the probate courts and guardianships take advantage of that senior in their target-isolate-medicate-drain and eliminate programs now bustling in the nation’s probate courts and for which victims are becoming mightly vociferous in their objections to having a feeding tube implanted at one end, a diaper at the other and then the nursing home does little to nothing for $5k, $10k and sometimes even $15k per year.

If that isn’t severe abuse, torture and financial exploitation, I don’t know what else is.  Atty Helen Stone’s case is a classic example of that. Brother takes $625k and she reports it, and a g-ship is opened.  Two…

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