Elder Abuse

Heartland Health Monitor
9:50 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Colyer Urges Public To Report Adult Abuse

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer urged Kansans to report instances of adult abuse during a Wednesday event in Topeka.
Credit Dave Ranney / KHI News Service

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer on Wednesday urged Kansans to be quick in letting state officials know when they suspect an older adult is being abused or neglected.

“Elder abuse is something that should not be tolerated,” he said, addressing an early afternoon rally in a parking lot next to the Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging.

About 50 people — a mix of state employees and agency case workers — attended the 40-minute rally, one of several events being staged to highlight policy initiatives of Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration prior to the upcoming primary and general elections.

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8:31 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Monday, June 18, 2012

Kansans can speak out on proposed changes to the Medicaid program.  The Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services tries to identify elder abuse cases.  It’s a daily roundup of headlines from KCUR.

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3:35 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Kansas Increases Staff to Investigate Suspected Elder Abuse

The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services has launched a new campaign to stop elder abuse.  SRS is also beefing-up efforts to identify cases of abuse among disabled adults.

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