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ELDER ABUSE IS A CRIME?
Res ipsa loquitur
"Of all the illegal and illicit enterprises in the world, elder exploitation is among the safest and most profitable."
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100 Year Old does Electric Slide, 6 Celebrate 100 Years
"A request to dance the electric slide? Make sure you have 911 ready on speed dial, he quipped.
The residents of Westminster were not surprised Hugh Barnett made the request. They describe him as the most active resident of the complex. He bowls – averaging about 130 pins a game. He dances. He calls their bingo games. He looks dapper in a bow tie.
And, in about a month, Barnett will turn 100.
Barnett is one of six Westminster residents who turn 100 this year,"