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Laguna Woods Globe (Newspaper) - June 18, 2015, Laguna Woods, California Una Woods Globe an Orange county Register communications publication thursday. June 18. 2015 shines Light on elder abuse by Sara cold contributing writer Laguna Woods a four years ago Garden Grove resident Frank picker received a Call from a Man claiming to be his son Marcus who needed $3,4 x bail to to re leased from a jail in Mexico. That was the first of a series of phony Calls from individuals posing As mexican officials and Fri agents trying to steal Money from him. Picker was one of several people who spoke about elder abuse sunday during Laguna Woods loth annual world elder abuse awareness Day event presented by the Community civic association of Laguna Woods and ageless Alliance. Picker explained to the nearly too people gathered in Laguna Woods clubhouse three that after paying the $3,400, he realized the truth of the scam. At first he was frightened. But rather than hiding picker was determined to take a stand against elder abuse. He now serves on the advisory Board for the National Center on elder abuse and gives presentations to raise awareness of elder abuse. See Cloer Page 3 Sara Gold. Contributing photographer from left Community civic association president Denise Welch mayor Cynthia Conners councilwoman Shari Horne and us Irvine gerontologist Kerry Burnight attend Laguna Woods 10th annual world cider abuse awareness Day event s death highlights hazards by Sara Gold contributing writer Laguna Woods a Michiko Day and Steve Olah had biked a 30 to 50-mile round trip along the Aliso Creek Bike path every saturday and sunday for five years totalling More than 500 trips. On May 30, they were one Block away from their final destination at Gale 4 in Laguna Woods Village when Day was struck by a vehicle and killed. Now Olah is mourning the loss of Day and questioning whether the intersections design contributed to the Accident that took her life. A i am flying to Cope a Saki Olah 78,Bike safety tips a Wear a helment along with lights and reflectors at night. A ride a properly fitted bicycle and maintain control of your bicycle. A ride with traffic and stay As far to the right As possible without nearing the curb parked vehicles or other objects. Source Calif or a department of motor vehicles who had been Riding in front of Day at the time of the Accident a Michiko was the gentlest nicest person i have Ever met. She did not deserve to dial a. Authorities believe that while biking southbound along pase de Valencia in Laguna Hills Day a 66-year-old Laguna Woods resident was entering the crosswalk at Kennington drive when she Rode into northbound vehicle traffic to avoid oncoming cyclists. When Day went into the Street which does not have a Bike Lane she was struck by a Toyota Sienna Ini Nivan driven by a 59-year-old Laguna Hills Man. He was not cited. Bystanders tried to use car to revive Day who died about 30 minutes later of see cyclist Page 3 Village hosts scam seminar by Rebecca Turley staff writer Laguna Woods a it started with a phone Call Early one morning. A voice on the line that sounded like George Weidner a granddaughter said she was stuck in a jail in Mexico but she could be freed if he sent $2,500. Panicked Weidner complied. Later the Calls became More frequent thus time from someone who was offering unlimited tech support for a Small fee. The Man on the line was Friendly and helpful and when he called one Day to ask for Remote Access to Weidner a computer he got it. Unknown to Weidner he had just provided Access to All of his online accounts including his Bank account. W Eidner is the father of ombudsman director Kathleen Weidner of the Orange county Council on aging. She was one of four panellists who spoke monday at a town Hall meeting to educate seniors about scams and financial abuse. The event held at clubhouse three was hosted by California insurance commissioner Dave Jones. Elder abuse has increased significantly Over the past decade according to Orange county social services Agency director Michael Ryan. Calls to the Orange county elder and dependent see scam Page 3 expires june 30, 2015 Frei exam amp x rays with a scheduled cleaning for All new patients implant St cosmetic dentistry or. Michail Sidigah . Accepts most insurances Remda Moulton Parkway Sun i Laguna is across from Polys pie. Behind Eltoro pharmacy 949 7680308 Varia if

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