09 June 2014

Elder abuse on the rise, often at the hands of those closest - Really? Bring down hammer!

"law enforcement and prosecutors are seeing an increase in the number of incidents of exploitation and abuse against older people.
“People tend to think, ‘It’s never going to happen to me or to my loved one,’” said Rae Vermeal with Arizona Department of Economic Security’s Adult Protective Services.
But just in the past decade, reports of elder exploitation in Arizona are up nearly 50 percent, the agency says."

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