Indiana seniors may be protected against elder abuse by a bill that passed in 2017. The Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act is intended to protect older people and their families from fraudulent guardianships.
In Indiana, people with disabilities are often denied qualification for Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income benefits. The reason that the Social Security Administration denies claimants is because disability examiners are responsible for determining whether applications are valid. Plus, the same examiners also handle reconsideration appeals.