Via Capital News Service
By JOSHUA VALIQUETTE
Ron Tatro, the vice president of Elder Law of Michigan, a nonprofit in Lansing that advocates for older adults rights, said the task force has accomplished three things in the year it’s been working:
- Held a series of town halls across the state to hear first hand cases of elder abuse and to receive input on how to help. They took place in Grand Traverse, Kent, Marquette and other counties.
- Creation of a standardized vulnerable adult investigation form for first responders.
- Developed a legislative package that would create a set of standards for guardians and make older adults less susceptible to mistreatment.
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