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How Can We Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse?

An interview with Helen Karr, an attorney who specializes in advocating for the elderly: Part Two

In the second portion of this two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks to Helen Karr, a former supervisor of beauty salons who now advocates for the elderly community. At age 65, Karr went back to school to become an attorney after hearing about … Continue reading

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How Can We Protect Seniors from Elder Abuse?

An interview with attorney and advocate for the elderly, Helen Karr, Part One

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Helen Karr, an attorney who advocates for the elderly community. A former beauty salon supervisor, Karr decided at the age of 65 to go back to school to become an attorney after hearing about and witnessing … Continue reading

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How Can Loved Ones Help Victims of Elder Abuse? An Interview with Kathryn A. Stebner, Part Two

An attorney shares advice about how to help elderly loved ones who have been abused -- and how to prevent such tragic situations.

Today in the second part of a two-part interview, SevenPonds speaks with Kathryn A. Stebner, Principal and Attorney at Law of Stebner and Associates. Based in San Francisco, Stebner received her B.A. in Political Science from University of Oregon in … Continue reading

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What is Elder Abuse Law? An Interview with Kathryn A. Stebner, Part One

An attorney explains her law firm’s elder abuse specialties and her personal approach to handling cases

Today in the first part of a two-part interview (read the second part here), SevenPonds speaks with Kathryn A. Stebner, Principal and Attorney at Law of Stebner and Associates. Based in San Francisco, Stebner received her B.A. in Political Science … Continue reading

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How Can We Detect and Prevent Elder Abuse? An Interview with Talitha Guinn

Bringing to light the actionable steps we can take to detect, prevent, and stop elder abuse in our communities.

Today we talk with Talitha Guinn, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention at the Institute on Aging here in California. We address the under-acknowledged and multi-faceted issue of elder abuse — what it is, how to detect it, how to prevent … Continue reading

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What Is Elder Abuse? An Interview with Marti Riporetti-Brown

What is elder abuse, and how can we prevent it?

Marti Riparetti-Brown is a second year doctoral student at USC’s Davis School of Gerontology. She focuses on, among other things, the prevalence and risk factors of elder abuse and neglect in American caregiving. We spoke to Marti about the dangers … Continue reading

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