Elderly

Politics
11:51 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Ohio Lawmakers Push Bill Addressing Elder Abuse

Ohio lawmakers and state Attorney General Mike DeWine are promoting legislation to stop the financial exploitation of older Ohioans.

The proposals to be discussed today come at a time when experts estimate as many as 2 million older Americans are abused in various ways each year, ranging from physical assault to the misuse of a person's money, property and assets.

The proposed Ohio bill would also ensure that the life savings and homes of senior citizens are protected.

Statewide News
2:59 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Report Finds Ohio's Population Is Aging

The Ohio population is getting old. That's according to a study from Miami University. As WYSO's Emily McCord reports, at least a third of the population will be at least 60 years old by the year 2050.

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