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Pleasanton Weekly

- August 9, 2019

County combats 'silent epidemic' of elder financial abuse

Social Services Agency launches 'Don't Worry Mom' ad campaign

by Ryan J. Degan

Elder abuse can take a variety of forms, including physical, psychological, emotional and neglect, but the Alameda County Social Services Agency has been working to shine a spotlight on what officials call one of the most under-reported, fastest growing crimes in America -- elder financial abuse.

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