adult protective services

April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Silver Spring Man Charged With Abusing 85-Year-Old Father

Montgomery County Police’s Elder/Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit is charging a Silver Spring man “with causing abuse to his 85-year-old father.” Detectives have determined that George McGrath IV, 55, is the primary caretaker for his father, according to police. Police say a local hospital contacted Montgomery County Adult Protective Services about the possibility that elder abuse […]

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July 24, 2018 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue With Montgomery County Police: Elder Abuse

Host Blanca Kling speaks with Eileen Bennett a Program Manager with Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services. Their discussion is focused on elder abuse and raising awareness in the community. Remember that if someone is in immediate danger you should CALL 911. If you need County services and not sure which agency can help you […]

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June 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Officials Hosts Annual Senior Safety Forum

In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County officials hosted the seventh annual Senior Safety Forum on Wednesday. The United Nations General Assembly designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, where people from around the world could voice their opposition to the abuse of older generations. Since the 60-and-over population in Montgomery […]

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May 11, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue With Montgomery County Police: Protecting our Elder and Vulnerable Residents (VIDEO)

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery host Blanca Kling is joined by Megan Walsh from Adult Protective Services (APS) and Eileen Bennett from the Montgomery County Long Term Care Ombudsman program. Megan and Eileen both highlighted how their program’s work to assist our elder and vulnerable adult residents and families […]

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May 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Bethesda Man Arrested for Abusing Elderly Mother

An 87-year-old Bethesda woman is in serious condition and her son is charged with abusing her. James Kirkland, 57, of the 6000 block of Beech Avenue in Bethesda, is charged with causing abuse to his 87-year-old mother. On May 1 at approximately 3 a.m., Montgomery County Fire & Rescue responded to a home in the […]

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