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Abuse of Elderly Women on the Rise

Date: February 16, 2003
Author: Kate Thompson
QUOTE: Women--who outlive men and are more vulnerable to sexual assault and domestic violence--are increasingly victims of elder abuse and neglect.

ABSTRACT: Elderly women, in and out of nursing homes, are more vulnerable to domestic violence, sexual abuse and neglect than last year, a new report by the National Center for Elder Abuse reveals.
--- Sara Holliday

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