Between 1 million and 2 million Americans over 65 years old were injured, exploited or mistreated by someone they depended on for care or protection, according to the National Center for Elder Abuse.
"If you think about, those are just the ones that were reported," said Hilary Zappin, Shalom Center Foundation director. "It's often family members, and the people who are abused are afraid to come forward, so it just continues." More >
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