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Brooke Astor on December 17, 2002. (file/credit: Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)

Grand Larceny Conviction Upheld For Socialite Brooke Astor’s Elderly Son

Anthony Marshall was convicted in 2009 for trying to steal $60 million from his mother. The long appeals process gave Marshall four years of freedom following his conviction for grand larceny.


Meals On Wheels workers are being trained to spot elder abuse. (credit: CBS 2)

Meals On Wheels Workers Being Trained To Be Watchdogs For Seniors

Meals On Wheels workers bring hot healthy meals to homebound seniors and are often their only link to the outside world. But they’re now being specially trained to spot abuse and neglect.


Police say 47-year-old Denise Castracucco badly beat her frail mother, Dorothy Carraturo, inside the Tuckahoe home they shared. (Photo: CBS 2)

Westchester Woman Arrested In Death Of 70-Year-Old Mom

In Westchester County, police think elder abuse was behind the death of a 70-year-old woman. Her own daughter is now under arrest, accused of brutally beating her mother.