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The Elderly and abuse

Updated on May 20, 2015

Many older people wants to grow old in their homes in a safe environment among their love ones. Every year Hundredth of the-elderly cross America are being abused, neglected by friends or members of their family.

Many are sick weak and can't defend for themselves, they depend on others to-take care of them. Most abusers are people they know love and trust. There are many types of abuse physical abuse could me smacking, pinching-causing jury's.

.in today's society children are abusing the elderly because of peer pressure anger and problems that could trigger them to be abusers.Elderly abuse is common and miss understood in society.When abuse happen to a elderly they feel ashamed,embarrassed, humiliated, fearful and afraid to tell anyone. This could lead to depression, stress, frail health,isolation with no will power to go on.

It's wrong to abuse anyone but to abuse the elders is wrong cruel and insincerity, it's time-to stop the abuse of the elderly they need to be loved and respected

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      Ar Az 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      WOW, so sad to hear this. Shame on her

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      Maxine Daniels Foster 4 years ago from Boston MA

      In my line of work I see so many mothers and grand parents being abuse by their children. To abuse my mom would be taking away part of my soul. I could never face my mother knowing that I hurt her or brought tears to her eyes. There is no excuse to abuse the person that gave you life.