Seniors Who Live with Their Abusers Often Suffer Recurrent Abuse

Older adults who have been hospitalized for injuries from an assault are more likely to experience subsequent physical abuse if they are female, widowed, diagnosed with dementia, or return home to live with the perpetrator, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/674397/?sc=c125

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