The Truth About Sexual Abuse In Nursing Homes

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The sexual abuse of senior citizens is a heinous, shameful, and upsetting subject. As many as 5 million elders are abused each year, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA).

Only one in 14 cases are reported to authorities, making it difficult to track, regulate and prosecute sexual abuse in nursing homes.

Regardless of the challenges, sexual abuse in nursing homes is a very real occurrence, and a long-overlooked scourge that America must confront and eradicate.


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