Senior Abuse & Exploitation

December 14, 2018

Segment 1: Amber Lovelady, Director of Investment Education for the State of Tennessee, talks with Tim and Barbara about the different types of investment fraud.

Investment Fraud

Segment 2: Sergeant Henry Particelli, who handles Madison Precinct Community Affairs for the Metro Police Department of Nashville and Davidson County, talks with Tim and Barbara about the types of scams and schemes that are currently most prevalent in Middle Tennessee.

Other Popular Scams and How to Avoid Them

Segment 3: Ardie Griffin, Davidson County Assistant District Attorney, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about other types of crimes that are often committed against older adults, including neglect, physical abuse, and sexual abuse.

Elder Abuse and Prosecution

Segment 4: Ashley Hunter, LMSW, Program Director of Victory Over Crime, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about resources to support seniors who have fallen victim to abuse or exploitation.

Victory Over Crime

Segment 5:

Segment 5 Video


Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.

State of Tennessee
Investment Education
To file a complaint call 615-741-5900 or visit

Metropolitan Police Department of Nashville and Davidson County 

Elder Abuse State & Local Contacts
Adult Protective Services: 888.277.8366
Tennessee Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.356.6767
Abuse in Nursing Homes: 615.837.5112

Victory Over Crime

If You Need Extra Help...

If you have questions about the process of aging, it can be useful to work with an elder law attorney. At Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, we specialize in helping clients and their families navigate the many twists and turns that can occur during the long-term care journey. We can help you, too. Just give us a call at 615-824-2571.

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