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Conference offers tips on spotting elder abuse

I attended the Oregon Geriatrics Society 20th annual conference on Oct. 4-6 in Sunriver Here’s how they described it: “For health care professionals who care for older adults.” It was my first time at this particular conference, and I went with a wonderful group of other professionals from the Rogue Valley. This conference primarily focused…
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Death of disabled Boise man put in scalding bath was ‘horrific accident,’ defense says

BOISE — The former home health aide accused of putting a disabled Boise man in an extremely hot bath — resulting in his death — is back in Ada County after being arrested in California. Authorities booked Omar Hamadi, 24, into Ada County Jail on the afternoon of Nov. 8 after he was charged with…
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Three Additional Arrests Made In Elderly Abuse Case

Group Home Trio Was Part Of Was In Horrible Condition LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) – Las Vegas Metro Police have made three additional arrests that involve alleged abuses at an unlicensed group home on the Valley’s southeast side Calvin Leslie, Mary Jefferson and Devon Floyd were all taken into custody on arrest warrants for multiple…
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