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  • Silverado facility confronts elder abuse

    March 22, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    Elmore Kittower was 80 when he died in November 2007 at Silverado Senior Living, an assisted-living facility in Calabasas. His death was initially attributed to natural causes; at the time, a sheriff’s deputy told Kittower’s wife of 49 years, Rita, that her husband had “just...

  • ‘Undue influence’ is dangerous form of elder abuse

    By Rachelle Zukerman

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A woman in her 70s has a sizable estate acquired from a lifetime of hard work and smart investments. Lonely and overly trusting, she falls prey to a much younger man who persuades her to sign over her assets to him.

    A frail widower hires an attractive housekeeper to help him with...