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13% of Seniors Report Being Mistreated
Date:8/28/2008

d was taking advantage of them.

The study was published in the Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.

"The population of this country is aging, and people now live with chronic diseases longer. So, it's important to understand, from a health perspective, how people are being treated as they age," Laumann said.

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The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging has more about elder abuse.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: University of Chicago, news release, Aug. 19, 2008


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