Teresa Lozano commented on Share Your Story 2019-12-02 10:11:27 -0800The bottom line – make sure all paper work is in place and everyone has a copy. My parents trusted a sibling and he did what he wanted with the money. He basically stole money from my parents. He took the money in their bank account that was suppose to be divided by the grandkids. We went to mediation, which was a waste of time and not to mention money. We could have gone to court for another $20 grand to fight it. He forged my Dad’s signature and had his notary friend notarize it. (I will be reporting her. ) No one seemed to care that he forged a legal document. The justice system doesn’t really care about elderly abuse. I hope no one ever goes thru emotional abuse we went through during this ordeal. Loosing both parents within a year of each other is devastating enough.
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Teresa Lozano wants to volunteer 2018-03-06 18:30:56 -0800
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- 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.
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