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Alabama Legislature: Stop Elder Abuse... Pass the "Visitation Law" in Alabama. We have over 200 supporters

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Stop elder abuse!!!  You CAN make a difference!!! Click here for his story >  Robert G. Ford MD--his story in a few words Robert G Ford's MD    situation.   He needs your help!  Casey Kasem's family and Kerri Kasem is on a crusade, nationwide! For about 25 years, we were basically involuntarily isolated from our dad.   Help make Alabama  history in a good way... This bill has already passed in Texas, Iowa, and California! Remember "American top 40" with Casey Kasem?  His story has touched so many. I have a similar story.  I'm now my dad's legal guardian, and my dad and others need your help! We still need your prayers! Please take less than 2 minutes to watch this video click here>: Kerri Kasem talks about adult children having visitation rights with their elderly parents.  This is so important! We NEED the "visitation bill" in Alabama that will make it a law that loved ones can visit their elderly family members!  I've been in-touch with and Kerri Kasem is aware of our situation in Alabama.  In recent years, I wasn't allowed to go through the gates at Liberty Park to visit my father, Robert G. Ford, MD.  I was stopped by security.  I had not seen my father in over 2 years, until March 9th, when my sister and I became aware that he was left in a 12,000 foot square house alone, and he has Alzheimer's Disease.  My father had no working phone, no food in the pantry or frig, no bed that he could access, no toilet paper, no hot water and no heat.  He stayed at a local hospital for 6 weeks recovering from several medical issues.  He is now safe, with food, water, and a bed, and he can have visitors.  The information below is from Stop the Silence. Promote Awareness. Raise your Voice. 1 to 2 million Americans age 65+ report having been abused by a loved one or someone they depend on for care. Only 1 in 14 incidents of elder abuse are ever reported to authorities. Only 1 in 25 cases of financial exploitation are ever reported, meaning there may be at least 5 million financial abuse victims each year. You can do your part to end the silent epidemic of elder abuse by taking the pledge to stand up against elder abuse. There are 10,000 people who are turning 65 each and every day (Pew Research Center), and we are rapidly approaching a time where nearly 50% of the population will be 65 or older. Together, we can end the silence of elder abuse by standing united and raising our voices against this growing problem. 

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