France: New government's positive steps towards fight against elder abuse

Michèle Delaunay, French Minister of State for older people, announced beginning of July her intention to create a "Protector of the older persons", on the basis of the already existing Protector of the children. She also mentioned her willingness to fight against elder abuse, particularly financial abuses, through better controls and coordination with local authorities, and adequate legislation. The interview is available here.

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