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Elder Abuse in Montana hits record numbers

Report: Elder Abuse in Montana hits record numbers

According to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, cases of elder abuse in Montana are increasing. In 2020 a record number — 4,500 Montanans — were victims of elder abuse, an increase of nearly 30% since 2018.

Join us today as elder abuse advocate and retired federal prosecutor Paul Greenwood identifies the multiple, but often hidden ways perpetrators abuse Montana’s senior citizens. We’ll also talk about ways elder abuse can be prevented, and crimes prosecuted.

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