Michigan senior citizens will be better protected from financial exploitation and other forms of abuse and neglect under legislation overwhelmingly approved [May 30] by the state House, Rep. Mike Shirkey announced.
The multi-bill legislative package, which was approved with bipartisan support, helps curb a variety of abuses against older adults.
"This broad-based proposal will help stop anyone who intentionally tries to prey on Michigan senior citizens, whether through financial exploitation or outright physical abuse," said Shirkey, R-Clarklake. "Targeting vulnerable senior citizens is repugnant, and we must do all we can to protect Michigan's growing older population."
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Shirkey Votes to Protect Senior Citizens from Financial Exploitation,Abuse