A 45-year-old man pleaded guilty to elder abuse on Tuesday for assaulting his mother, who is in her 70s, in May.
SUPERIOR — A Thompson Falls man accused of bilking an elderly Superior man of his money and property and leaving him with nothing but milk and peanut butter has pleaded not guilty to a pair of felony charges in Mineral County District Court.
GREAT FALLS — Great Falls police say an employee at a home for disabled residents got drunk and passed out while on duty.
BOZEMAN — A Bozeman woman has been sentenced to five years' probation for abusing the partially paralyzed 63-year-old man who hired her to care for him.
GREAT FALLS —
GREEN RIVER — A 52-year-old Sweetwater County woman has been sentenced to two to eight years in prison for taking money from her father while he was being treated at a senior care center.
Big Sky Senior Services executive director Denise Armstrong gears up for a March 21 elder abuse prevention conference in Billings.
Preventing elder abuse, including financial losses due to phony lotteries and sweepstakes, is part of the job for Big Sky Senior Services social worker Linda Henry.
Big Sky Senior Services executive director Denise Armstrong illustrates just one drawer of cases of local elder abuse at Big Sky Senior Services on Feb. 22.
Big Sky Senior Services social worker Linda Henry helps prevent elder abuse in the Billings area.
In many societies, the elder population is respected and revered. Our elders are depended on to offer not only advice and wisdom, but leadership and courage. We cannot sit idly by while people are preying on the elderly. It is not right to take advantage of people who lived their entire live…
This morning, the Montana Senate Judiciary will consider some important changes to make state law more effective in preventing and prosecuting abuse of elderly or disabled persons.
The Montana Elder and Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act was intended to protect especially vulnerable citizens. But the statute isn’t used as often as it should be in criminal cases.
The 16th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta is Sept. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at Riverfront Park.
Elder Justice Coalitions' Bob Blancato explains why elder abuse is growing rural communities and how people can help to curb down the growing trend.
A Lewistown social worker said she can’t do anything to help a brain-injured elderly man who sold his house for a couple hundred dollars to his caretaker, gave her power of attorney over his affairs and let her kids inherit his estate.
A daylong conference on preventing elder abuse will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Bighorn Resort, 1801 Majestic Lane.
In March 2010, Congress passed the first comprehensive elder abuse prevention law, the Elder Justice Act. It was an important victory for advocates of the aging. But, more than a year later, the law remains unfunded, said the national coordinator of the Elder Justice Coalition.
Registrations are being accepted for a one-day conference on ways to protect elders.