Elderly Abuse


Caretaker Accused Of Beating Elderly Millbrae Man With Walker To Stand Trial

A caretaker accused of hitting an elderly Millbrae man on the head with his own walker, causing serious injuries, will stand trial on assault and elder abuse charges, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.



Report Finds California Fails To Regulate In-Home Caregivers

A legislative report released Thursday suggests that California is putting its elderly population at risk of theft and abuse because the state does not regulate in-home caregivers.



San Francisco DA Launches Anti-Elder Abuse Campaign

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on Tuesday launched a citywide campaign to prevent elder abuse.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011


Sunnyvale Nursing Home Employee Accused Of Groping Patients

A 27-year-old worker at a Sunnyvale nursing home was arrested Thursday morning on elder abuse charges after he was allegedly seen groping a male patient’s genitals and making crude comments, according to the state attorney general’s office.

CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011