Elder or Dependent Adult Abuse: Public Shaming (AB 2324)

Would also make it a misdemeanor for a mandated reporter to fail to report public shaming of an elder or dependent adult, and would include the definition of “abuse of an elder or a dependent adult” public shaming, which is defined as the taking, transmission, or dissemination of an image of an elder or dependent adult that shames, degrades, humiliates, or otherwise harms the personal dignity of the elder or dependent adult.

Land Use: Livability Issues for Older Adults (AB 1118)

Requires the Secretary of California Health and Human Services to consider applying to join the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities on behalf of the State of California in developing the Master Plan for Aging.

Protective Orders: Elder and Dependent Adults (AB 1243)

Effective January 1, 2023, allows, after notice and a hearing, an interested party to seek a protective order for isolation of an elder or dependent adult under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (EADACPA) and for the court to make a finding that specific debt was incurred as the result of financial abuse of the elder or dependent adult.