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Lucas Kopijewski arrested for “grandparent scam”

GRANDPARENT SCAM “There have been over 36 complainants in the Edmonton area since March of 2022 and there are new complainants being identified every week.”Calgary Police A 30-year-old Lucas Kopijewski is facing six charges of fraud over $5,000 after police claim he targeted seniors with what’s known as a “grandparent scam.” Edmonton Police Service began […]

Elder Advocates want province to do more to protect seniors abuse

MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE TO PROTECT ALBERTA SENIORS! – The Elder Advocates of Alberta Society is urging provincial legislators to do more to protect seniors from abuse, an issue which affects approximately 9 per cent of Albertans over the age of 65. EAAS executive director Ruth Adria specifically called out MLAs who she says […]

Powers of Attorney Act

We receive diverse complaints of elder abuse & neglect from across the Province on a daily, continual basis. One of the most prevalent complaints concerns that of estate theft which is facilitated by the POWERS OF ATTORNEY ACT legislation. For example – “Our aunt presently lives in a nursing home in xxxx & staff there […]