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Elder Abuse

  • By: David R. Montague & Patricia Wilkerson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Elder abuse is a serious public problem. According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, 20% of people over 50 years of age in the United States have experienced crime since reaching age 50. Elder abuse occurs not only among ...

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