Health Commissioner Stepping Down Following Reports On Senior AbuseThe head of the Minnesota Department of Health is stepping down in the wake of a bombshell report on the state's inadequate response to allegations of abuse and neglect in state-licensed senior homes.
Couple Accused Of Exploiting Elderly Mother For ThousandsWarrants have been issued in Minnesota for a Montana man and his wife who prosecutors say financed their lifestyles by exploiting the man's elderly mother for over $42,000 while overseeing her estate.
Ramsey Man Accused Of Assaulting Elderly Father-In-LawA 77-year-old man is fighting for his life in a hospital and his son-in-law is in jail, charged with assaulting him.
MN's Most Rapidly Growing Crime Might Surprise You A coalition of groups are launching a statewide campaign to stop elder abuse, as 30,000 cases of senior citizen fraud and abuse have been reported in just the last couple of years in Minnesota. The shocking fact is that's only a fraction of what's going on.
Coalition Announces Campaign To Combat Elder AbuseA coalition of prosecutors, law officers, lawmakers and others is launching a statewide campaign to help identify and fight abuse of the elderly. The initiative being announced Tuesday is called Stop Abuse and Financial Exploitation of Elders in Minnesota, or MN S.A.F.E. Elders, for short.