Archive for August, 2008

Nursing home abuse headlines from August, 2008.

August 2008

Elder abuse is frequent, but not investigated

Casper, WY – Law enforcement faces several barriers in identifying, prosecuting and preventing elder abuse, experts said Thursday. Elder abuse — including physical abuse, financial exploitation and negligence — is increasing because the state’s population is aging. More people are reaching their 85th birthdays and more senior citizens are living at home — away from […]

Friday the 1st

Former Bartlesville nursing home worker charged

Bartlesville, OK – A former admissions coordinator for a Bartlesville nursing home was arrested last week after being charged with eight felony counts of financial exploitation by caretaker, Attorney General Drew Edmondson said in a press release issued Thursday. Bobbie Jo Wilhelm, 53, was charged in Washington County District Court after an investigation by Edmondson’s […]

Friday the 1st