Leilani Pelletier

Financial exploitation is costing seniors and New York state nearly $1.5  billion each year. A new multi-agency study shows that in many cases victims aren't aware the crimes are taking place.


Avery Schneider / WBFO News

The Western New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will receive a share of 50-million dollars over the next two years. The unprecedented funding comes from the new state budget. For many people it will mean support for the high cost of care-giving at home.

Report: Alzheimer's patients left out in diagnosis

Mar 26, 2015

A new report reveals that only 45 percent of Alzheimer's patients are told of their diagnosis by their doctors.