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EPI Highlights Caregiver Hotlines

While caregivers are daily lifelines for so many older Vermonters, serving as a caregiver to a family member or loved one can be a...

January 15, 2020

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Top Scams of 2019 Released by Attorney General’s Office

Contact:  Lisa Jensen, Assistant Director, Consumer Assistance Program, 1-800-649-2424   In 2019, Vermonters filed 5,447 scam reports...

January 7, 2020

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Attorney General Donovan Settles with Former Manager of Spring Village Over Consumer Protection Violations

Contact: Jamie Renner, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3171 Consumer Guide to Long-Term Care Facilities Launched Attorney General...

January 6, 2020

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Attorney General Donovan Opposes Proposed Cuts to Federal Food & Nutrition Benefits for Older Vermonters

Contact: Charity Clark, Chief of Staff, 802-828-3171 Attorney General T.J. Donovan submitted comments in opposition to the Trump...

December 2, 2019

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Older Vermonters Act Working Group Submits Report to Legislature

Today the Older Vermonters Act Working Group, which included the AGO’s EPI as a member, submitted its final report to the legislature....

November 25, 2019

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EPI Joins VT Elder Abuse Research Advisory Group

Supported by a grant from the United States Department of Justice and Vermont Department of Public Safety, the Vermont-based Crime Research...

November 1, 2019

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Registered Nurse Charged with Abuse of a Vulnerable Adult & Obtaining a Regulated Drug by Deceit

CONTACT:  Elizabeth L. Anderson, Director, Medicaid Fraud and Residential Abuse Unit, (802) 828-3171 Attorney General T.J. Donovan...

October 1, 2019

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EPI in the News: Scams & Other Financial Exploitation

This month, the EPI spoke with the Rutland Herald about scams and other forms of financial exploitation impacting older Vermonters. It...

May 14, 2019

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The Attorney General’s Efforts to Address the Opioids Crisis Can Benefit Older Vermonters

Nationally, older individuals are uniquely impacted by the opiate crisis. They are housing, taking care of, and helping to financially...

March 26, 2019

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Attorney General Donovan Urges Congress to Take Action Against Robocalls

Contact: Christopher Curtis, Chief Public Protection Division, 802-828-3171 Attorney General T.J. Donovan urged the U.S. Senate to enact...

March 6, 2019

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