Joni Aldrich SOS: Supporter of Survival

Caregiving SOS: Elder Abuse and Neglect

October 14, 201350 min
Host: Joni Aldrich Guest: Lillian Jeter (Elder Care Advocate) Topic: Elder Care Abuse and Neglect. It's horrifying. It's sickening. It happens every single day in numbers that would astound you. As elders become more physically frail, they’re less able to stand up to bullying and or fight back if attacked. They may not see or hear as well or think as clearly as they used to, leaving openings for dishonorable and unscrupulous people to take advantage of them. Lillian Jeter is a former law enforcement commander who uncovered a case of elder abuse and neglect in 1985 that changed the nation’s whole perspective on the mistreatment of vulnerable older persons. Sad, but true. (For a copy of this interview go to, click on Joni Aldrich, episode 3/21/12) Listen to Joni live M-F at 2:00 p.m. ET on To learn more about Joni, go to

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