Help End Elder Abuse in Montana

Say NO to elder abuse in Montana! Tell your State Senator to Support SB134!

The Montana Elder Abuse Prevention Act is not working for seniors or the prosecutors that want to charge abusers through this law. Senator John Brenden has proposed Senate Bill 134 that will revise and strengthen the Montana Elder Abuse Prevention Act, so it can be used by prosecutors to charge criminals with financial and physical abuse. This is a good bill that should be passed by the Montana Senate and is supported by AARP Montana.

The current law has only been used in 65 cases, even though Montana Adult Protective Services reported over 5,500 reports of elder abuse throughout the state in 2010.
 
Montana’s population of seniors is rapidly growing and accounts of elder abuse will only increase. Abusers need to be held accountable for their actions.
 
Your help is needed to send a strong message to your legislators urging their support for SB134.
 
You can send your message here.

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