The Role Of Elderly Abuse In America

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There is a significant amount of reports on elderly abuse in America. An increasingly disproportionate amount of elderly people needs care and assistance to perform essential tasks like eating and drinking. However, families are not stepping up to help care for their elderly family members for different reasons. Some claim to be too busy with their own lives, others do not have the knowledge or skills needed to appropriately care their elderly family member or some simply do not aim to care for their elderly family members. Because of this many elderly people end up in elderly care facilities. These institutions are intended specifically to take care of people who cannot care for themselves or who cannot receive help from others while living
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