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Elderly woman with brain cancer financially exploited by caregiver

In a case of elder financial abuse, an in-home caregiver from Maywood, Illinois was arrested last year for stealing about $300 from the home of a woman with terminal brain cancer. Elders in nursing homes and those being cared for at other facilities or their own homes are at serious risk for financial exploitation, a form of elder abuse. The caregiver was recently sentenced to 180 days in jail by a DuPage County, Illinois court. For the full article, click here.