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Elder Abuse

You have probably heard horrible tales on the evening news of senior citizens being duped out of their life savings, but did you know that financial exploitation is only one type of elder abuse? Each year, countless elderly people are abused. Often times, the abuse is never reported. This abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, financial, neglect, abandonment, or even self-neglect. As people age, they may become more dependent on others to meet their basic needs. Dementia and other health struggles can make them more susceptible to abuse. Often times, this abuse is committed by the very people who are
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