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SHATTERED LIVES with LadyJustice: Elder Abuse with Sgt. Mark Varnau

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Guest: Sgt. Mark Varnau San Diego Sheriff’s Department Elder Abuse Unit St. Mark Varnau was involved in the case of a 93 yr old Pearl Harbor survivor who was living in filth due to the neglect of his paid care giver who, it was discovered, also cleaned out his bank account before she was arrested. CLICK HERE to read the complete story. According to a local nursing home abuse lawyer, this show will discuss the rampant issue of elder abuse and it’s consequences, offering information and resources should listeners suspect someone is not being properly cared for. Experts estimate that only one in 13 elder-abuse cases are reported nationwide, based on various surveys and studies. “We are only getting the tip of the iceberg,” said San Diego County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mark Varnau, who oversees financial- and elder-abuse crime units …