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Report: County needs to step up fight against elder financial abuse

by Tiffany Lam

San Mateo County programs and staff dealing with financial abuse of the elderly have declined in the past seven years, according to a recent civil grand jury report. Meanwhile, the elderly population is growing and referrals to county agencies regarding such abuse are steadily rising.

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