Show Notes - December 14, 2018 - Senior Abuse & Exploitation

If you missed the original broadcast, watch the show here after December 21, 2018. 

 

Segment 1: Financial Exploitation and How to Guard Against It

Kelley Crecelius, Relationship Manager at First Tennessee Bank, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about how seniors and their family caregivers can recognize and prevent financial abuse.

 

 

Segment 2: Investment Fraud

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

 

 

Segment 3: Other Popular Scams and How to Avoid Them

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.

 

 

Segment 4: Elder Abuse and Prosecution

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.

 

 

Segment 5: Victory Over Crime

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.

 

 

Resources

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

First Tennessee Bank
615-822-4900
www.firsttennessee.com

State of Tennessee
Investment Education
To file a complaint call 615-741-5900 or visit www.tn.gov/commerce/sercurities/investors/file-a-complaint.html

Metropolitan Police Department of Nashville and Davidson County
615.880.3547
www.police.nashville.org

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
615.743.3417
www.fiftyforward.org/supportive-care/victory-over-crime/

 

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