Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Is This Any Way To Close An Assisted Living Facility?: Matilda Brown Home Tells 105-Year- Old Oakland Resident “It’s Time For You To Go.”

by Felicia Curran www.elderadvocacyblog.com

What happens to the elderly residents of a residential care facility when the facility decides to close? Do existing laws provide adequate legal protection to elders in those situations? Look at what's happening in Oakland, California to 105-year-old Josephine Dukes, as reported by the Oakland Tribune.

In the 1990s, her home and rental properties were sold after her husband passed away. She should have been sitting pretty, but she was the victim of financial elder abuse.

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