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.
Learn more about concepts, organizations, and information mentioned in the show.
First Tennessee Bank
State of Tennessee
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
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
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