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2:41 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

Crimes Against Elderly Up, as Population Ages

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Often the law protects those taking money
It's about following the money in elder abuse cases. While there are reports of physical abuse of older people in Calhoun County, experts agree most crimes against the elderly are financial. The majority perpetrated by family and friends. "The financial is the most prevalent," said Calhoun County Prosecutor David Gilbert.
WMUK News
9:35 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Challenges face LGBT elders and youth

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Most people face challenges as they reach their retirement years. But those who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender face special problems. Two non-profit agencies in Kalamazoo County have developed a new resource guide to help LGBT elders navigate those issues. Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center Executive Director Zach Bauer says it created the guide in cooperation with the Area Agency on Aging.

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