Gov. Walz Signs Elder Abuse LegislationMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz signed historic elder abuse legislation Wednesday that will license assisted-living centers for the first time.
Wisconsin Using Secret Cameras To Curb Elder Abuse Wisconsin is taking a radical step to curb abuse and get reliable evidence for prosecutions — handing out free surveillance cameras to family members so they can secretly record caregivers suspected of hurting their loved ones.
Elder Abuse Advocates Plead For Legislators To Act Family members and advocates are pleading lawmakers to take action against elder abuse in Minnesota.
Dayton Introduces Legislation To Fight Elder AbuseGovernor Mark Dayton is taking action to help protect Minnesota seniors.
Report: State's Neglect Of Elder Abuse Cases 'Deep And Pervasive'A scathing report was released Tuesday about a state agency charged with investigating elder abuse in Minnesota.
Relatives Of Elder Abuse Victims Give Powerful Testimony At Capitol HearingDozens of families demanded action at the State Capitol Wednesday after their loved ones were abused in Minnesota senior care facilities.
Minn. Senate Committee Hears Elder Abuse CasesMinnesota state officials say it will take at least six months to clear a massive backlog of abuse complaints at senior care facilities around the state.
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.