Friday, March 21, 2008

Elder abuse — Ageism — The Silent Shameful Crime of America


Elder abuse has long been called the “The Silent Crime”, when in fact it is anything but. Research and data show the millions of elderly citizens in America are victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation each year.

But we must recognize and not avoid the issues of elder abuse and ageism in America.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

For the very aged and infirm, it should be considered the equivalent to pedophila as an exploitive crime against the vulnerable and helpless.