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  • Martha Patterson, Assemblymember Mike Gatto, Kerri Kasem, & Troy Martin

  • Kerri with Assemblymember Mike Gatto

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  • Visitation Bill Passed!

  • Kerri with David Rodriguez speaking with students

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  • Kerri Kasem on WHO News Radio 1040. Thanks to Simon Conway who helped get the nation's first visitation bill signed by Iowa Governor Branstad!

  • Kerri Kasem at Iowa Capitol before signing of the Visitation Bill

  • Rep. Joe Moody from Austin, speaking on Texas Bill HB2665

  • Press Conference: Elder Abuse Laws to Have Strict Penalties

  • Kasem Cares Awarded With Certificate of Congressional Recognition

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STOP THE SILENCE. PROMOTE AWARENESS. RAISE YOUR VOICE.

We welcome the advocacy efforts of every individual, organization, or agency in this fight against elder abuse and isolation.

As we are able to unite in this mission, we will be able to bring about great change. We also work alongside Kasem Coalition and its passing "visitation bill" state by state.

Love and support of victims, unity, and healing can start to take place on an individual and national level as we move forward in this fight together.


Our Mission

The mission of Kasem Cares is to eliminate all forms of elder abuse, including isolation through education and awareness, support of social change, and community service programs. We are dedicated to fighting elder abuse and protecting the integrity of the family unit through advocacy, and seek to empower and unify individuals and organizations in having a voice to speak up against violence against seniors to help the aging population maintain their independence and dignity.

 

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Kasem Cares is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and donations are tax deductible. For your reference our tax identification number is 47-3610518. Please contact your tax professional for additional details.


  • Featured petition

    Take The Pledge

    2,065 PLEDGES
    5,000 pledges

    Stop the Silence. Promote Awareness. Raise your Voice.

    • 1 to 2 million Americans age 65+ report having been abused by a loved one or someone they depend on for care.
    • Only 1 in 14 incidents of elder abuse are ever reported to authorities.
    • Only 1 in 25 cases of financial exploitation are ever reported, meaning there may be at least 5 million financial abuse victims each year.

    You can do your part to end the silent epidemic of elder abuse by taking the pledge to stand up against elder abuse. There are 10,000 people who are turning 65 each and every day (Pew Research Center), and we are rapidly approaching a time where nearly 50% of the population will be 65 or older. Together, we can end the silence of elder abuse by standing united and raising our voices against this growing problem. 

    Show your support in this movement, by pledging to end the silence, raising awareness in your community, and speaking up against elder abuse.


     

    "Kerri Kasem is working to honor our elderly. . by God it is very important and obligation to dignify our eldery...Freedom from isolation. Go Kerri Kasem. Thank you." V. Amaral

    "Without stimulation and love, people die." THANKS for pointing out that isolation is elder abuse." S. White

    "I can't thank you enough for starting this conversation. Your dad would be so proud. He is smiling watching you change such an important part of wishes that I am sure were already planned. It breaks my heart for all the pain you endure to get something that should not even be a fight. You are inspirational and have helped me keep my head on straight knowing how hard you are working. Thank you from the bottom of my heart." R. Bove

    "You are amazing! Keep up the fight for all those that can't." S. Benton

     

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  • Featured post

    A Personal Message From Carrie Jones

    By Carrie Jones Sadly my great uncle, Ray Edwards, suffered Elder Abuse not only at the hands of his wife, but also at an assisted living facility (ALF).  While Ray was at a skilled nursing facility, and I had power of attorney, my family and I started researching a permanent residence for him.  I am just a young girl and had no previous knowledge of what to do or where to look for help.  My mother and her sister flew to California to help me.  We narrowed our search to a beautiful facility in Pasadena, CA.  The facility rolled out the red carpet for us.  They took us to a private room, offered us coffee, tea, sparkling water.  They began to tell us everything that they could offer to my uncle.  3 meals a day in an immaculate dining room, snacks in between meals, bathing once a day, laundry once a week, special attention to his dietary needs.  They told us they would get him involved in various activities.  They even had me fill out a questionnaire regarding his interests.  They said that he could garden, go out on group outings, play games, woodworking.  We were sold!!  Almost $5000 a month, however we still had to cover expenses. 
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    You’re not alone. Please share your story here so that others can benefit from your experiences. We can help each other heal and can take action together.

    * Please note that we do not share your information with other organizations. We are here to support you and we may reach out to you to learn more about your story. Please let us know immediately via email if you are contacted by groups other than Kasem Cares as a result of your communication with us.