Domestic Violence Awareness: Elder Abuse is Real

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Abuse and neglect…
occur to many of all ages…
from the youth to elderly…
in all of life’s stages.
And no words can describe…
the heartbreak that many feel…
when we see the bruised and broken…
realizing the problem is very real.

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Domestic Violence Day 6: Elder Abuse

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For October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am continuing a series on the various abuses. Now, I will proceed with the next abuse: Elder Abuse.

According to Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elder_abuse, “elder abuse is a single, or repeated act of mistreatment or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person.” Continue reading