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Sources of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

When we picture incidents of abuse at elder care facilities, we usually imagine wrongdoing committed by negligent or malicious staff, no matter how proportionally few they might be. Yet a newly-released study carried out by Cornell University on elder abuse in nursing homes contains some surprising and disturbing conclusions about where most abuse actually comes from: fellow residents of the care facility.

Elder Abuse: Spotting Signs of Violence and Neglect

Elder abuse is a phenomenon that often goes unnoticed in our communities, even in its most concrete form: physical assault and neglect. As terrible as it sounds, violence and cruel, neglectful behavior are very real actions often perpetrated against senior citizens.

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