There is a form of abuse that occurs frequently and often silently: elder abuse. According to Kentucky’s Adult Protective Services Branch, “Most of us never see it because most victims are abused behind closed doors by their own family members. And, too often, people who do see it choose not to get involved because it’s ‘none of my business.’” According to Attorney General Andy Beshear, across the country, an estimated one in 10 elderly Americans are victims of abuse.
Elder abuse often a silent crime
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