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Four SouthCoast Communities Receive Fire Education Grants

Four SouthCoast communities are getting over a total of $34,000 in assistance with educating both children and the elderly about fire awareness...

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New Bedford Man Charged With Stealing $60K from Elderly Grandfather

A 33-year-old New Bedford man accused of taking advantage of his elderly grandfather and stealing more than $60,000 from him was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail last week after being arrested and charged with a litany of elder financial abuse charges, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M...

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DA: Fall River Woman Stole $120K From Elderly Woman

A Fall River woman is being arraigned today for allegedly stealing over $120,000 from an elderly woman.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 60-year-old Kathleen King was indicted last week by a grand jury on a single count of larceny from a person sixty years of age or older...

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Taylor Cormier/TSM

Bristol County D.A. Quinn Raises Awareness on Elderly Abuse

May is National Elder Law Month, and elder abuse is something Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn takes very seriously.

In a press conference Wednesday, District Attorney Quinn says elder abuse cases are some of the most difficult to prosecute, especially if the victim is suffering from dementia or a similar condition...

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Our Elderly And Veterans Deserve More

It is appalling the way we treat our seniors and veterans.

State Representative Alan Silvia (D-Fall River), House Vice Chairman of the Joint Legislative Committee on Veteran's Affairs tells me many vets are currently not eligible for public housing in Massachusetts because their disability checks exceed the income eligibility guidelines...

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Via Dartmouth PD Facebook

Lost PA Man Found in Freetown State Forest

An elderly man from Pennsylvania was rescued after getting lost in the Freetown State Forest Friday morning, according to a press release from the Fall River Police Department.

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Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Coastline And 4C Get Grant From Tufts

A grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation will help ensure that there are more healthy food options for the region's elderly population.

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Kristen Pacheco/Townsquare Media

Door-to-Door Suspect May Have Been Seen in Dartmouth

Fairhaven Police recently posted a notice on their Facebook page warning residents about a woman who may be targeting elderly residents.

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Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Organizations Making Seniors Aware of Benefits

New Bedford's Council On Aging and Coastline Elderly Services are teaming up to deliver financial benefits to local seniors.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that only 2 out of every 5 seniors that are eligible for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits are enrolled in the program...

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Mattapoisett Man Accused of Stealing $100K From Elderly Woman

A Mattapoisett man is facing charges alleging he stole over $100,000 from an elderly woman in the town.

In a written release, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz announced that 31-year-old Jason Bobola was arraigned last week in Brockton Superior Court on 11 counts of larceny over $250 on a person 60 or older...

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