Published on:

Gap in Hawaii law leaves many elderly residents without protection against financial abuse

The story of an 83 year old woman suffering from Alzheimer’s who was defrauded of $30,000 by her friend while living in a nursing home illustrates a gap in Hawaiian law that leaves some elderly residents unprotected against financial abuse.

When this woman’s nursing home called Adult Protective Services reporting the suspected abuse, the agency refused to intervene for lack of an imminent danger.

For the full article.

Posted in:
Published on:
Updated:

Comments are closed.