Miyares Reiterates Senior Citizen Protection On World Elder Abuse Day

Wednesday was the observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Attorney General Jason Miyares took the opportunity to remind residents of the resources and initiatives his office offers to help solve and prevent cases of elder abuse and neglect. Those include consumer protection resources, preventing and prosecuting Medicaid fraud and supporting legislation that aims to protect senior citizens.Miyares tells News 8 senior citizens are among scammers’ most common targets. Go to oag.state.va.us for more information.