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Rooney reportedly told the Senators that it proves that elder abuse can happen to anyone, a situation, other witnesses said, that sadly happens frequently. "I'm asking you to stop this elderly abuse," Rooney said. "I mean stop it now. Not tomorrow, not next month, but now."
A judge in Los Angeles had previously extended a restraining order Rooney had obtained against his stepson, Christopher Aber, who was ordered to stay away from the retired actor until After April 5.
CBS News reports that a conservatorship has been established to protect Rooney’s money, which he claims has been mismanaged by Aber. The stepson is also accused of preventing Rooney from leaving his home and threatening the actor verbally.