Tuesday, April 29, 2008

"If you add the number of unreported cases of elder abuse it could be staggering"

A mother and a son charged with leaving their 86-year-old grandmother "covered in filfth and sores" appeared before a Clark County (Nevada) judge on Monday. But according to this article, this case is "just part of an overwhelming problem, one that has Clark County investigating about a thousand cases" of elder abuse and exploitation each year.