House Passes Adult Abuse Registry Bill

The Kentucky House of Representatives has endorsed the creation of an adult abuse registry. The bill that would create that registry has been a priority of lawmakers for years, but funding hasn’t been there. But this year, Governor Steve Beshear allocated funds for the registry in the budget. Representative Ruth Ann Palumbo is the bill’s […]

University of Kentucky Hosting Conference on Elder Abuse

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio A center at the University of Kentucky is taking a multi-disciplinary approach to preventing elder financial abuse. The Justice Center for Elderly and Vulnerable Adults, which is hosting its inaugural conference today in Lexington. “Older adults have the lion’s share of the wealth in the country. They are targets […]