Did you know that elder abuse is on rise across Montana? According to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, a record number 4,500 Montanans were victims of elder abuse in 2020. This indicates an increase of nearly 30% since 2018.
Click to hear elder abuse advocate and retired San Diego County prosecutor Paul Greenwood join Tom and AARP Montana President Al Ward and identify the multiple, but often hidden ways perpetrators abuse Montana’s senior citizens. They also explore the ways elder abuse can be prevented, and crimes prosecuted.