Combating Elder Abuse
Cris Hardaway discusses combating elder abuse, the invisible crime. The Coordinated Response to Elder Abuse Team (CREA) is aimed to stop elder abuse in the community. Carolyn Thompson recollects her parents’ experience of financial abuse. She is astounded by people’s audacity to Luckily, CREA stepped in and was able to take care of the situation. Melanie Keller, RN, BSN, MHA (President and CEO of Meritan), Marlene Siegel (Administrator of Ave Maria Home, Inc.), Chassity Taylor (Care Coordinator of Family Safety Center), and BeLinda Bryan, LPC-MHSP (Care Coordinator of Family Safety Center) discuss the other stories of elder abuse and other problems in these situations.